Falen Name Meaning

German and Swedish: ethnic name for someone from East or Westphalia, from fal, presumably referring to a plain.

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


Similar surnames: Faler, Palen, Falin, Walen, Dalen, Faden, Kalen, Galen, Kallen, Maren

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Falen Family Origin

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Falen Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falen. A less common occupation for the Falen family was Brick Mason. The most common Falen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Falen's were Laborers.

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Falen Historical Records

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Falen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Falen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Falen in 1962 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falen

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