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Fallin Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Fallon . Swedish (also Fällin): probably a habitational name from placenames containing the element fall ‘fall’ (alluding to waterfalls or woodland clearings) or fäll (a placename element with many possible meanings) + the adjectival suffix -in a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Falin, Fellin, Hallin, Follin, Fallen, Ballin, Bellin, Fallis, Allin

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Where is the Fallin family from?

You can see how Fallin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fallin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fallin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Fallin families living in Georgia. This was about 29% of all the recorded Fallin's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Fallin families in 1840.
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What did your Fallin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fallin. 22% of Fallin men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Fallin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fallin were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Fallin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fallin 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 613 immigration records available for the last name Fallin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fallin. For the veterans among your Fallin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fallin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Fallin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fallin in 1958 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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