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Falco Family History

Falco Name Meaning

Italian and Catalan (Falcó): from falco ‘falcon’. This was generally a metonymic occupational name for a falconer or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a hawk, but it is also a Germanic personal name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Falcon, Falcone, Fulco, Falbo, Franco, Calo, Vasco, Arco, Mallo, Raco

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Where is the Falco family from?

You can see how Falco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Falco family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Falco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Falco families living in Louisiana. This was about 32% of all the recorded Falco's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Falco families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Falco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Falco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Falco. 26% of Falco men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Falco women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Falco were Painter and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    12%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Machine Operator
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Falco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Falco. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Falco. For the veterans among your Falco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Falco lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Falco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Falco in 1941 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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