Falkenhagen Family History

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Falkenhagen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named from Old High German falke ‘falcon’ + hag ‘hedge’, ‘fencing’. A place so named is documented west of Berlin in the 14th century.

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

Similar surnames: Falkenstein, Ziegenhagen, Falkenberg, Ketterhagen, Steinhagen

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Falkenhagen Family Origin

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Falkenhagen Family Occupations

What did your Falkenhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falkenhagen. A less common occupation for the Falkenhagen family was Machinist. The most common Falkenhagen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Falkenhagen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • House Carpenter

  • Machinist


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Falkenhagen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Falkenhagen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Falkenhagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falkenhagen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 397 immigration records available for the last name Falkenhagen. 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 Card

There are 351 military records available for the last name Falkenhagen. For the veterans among your Falkenhagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falkenhagen Life Expectancy

What is the average Falkenhagen lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Falkenhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Falkenhagen in 1946 was 43, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falkenhagen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falkenhagen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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