Faler Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Pfahler, Pfähler from Middle High German pfal ‘stake’, ‘post’, an early loan word from Latin palus. It was a topographic name for someone who lived near a post marking the village boundary, or just outside a city wall; or alternatively an occupational name for a postmaker. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Fehler.

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

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Faler Family Origin

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Faler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Faler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Faler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Faler family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faler.

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Faler Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Faler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Faler in 1955 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faler

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