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Fallon Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fallamhain ‘descendant of Fallamhan’ a byname meaning ‘leader’ (from follamhnas ‘supremacy’).

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


Similar surnames: Dillon, Tallon, Gallen, Salmon, Mellon, Fallin, Fall, Fallis, Mallon

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Where is the Fallon family from?

You can see how Fallon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fallon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fallon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Fallon families living in Missouri. This was about 17% of all the recorded Fallon's in USA. Missouri and 3 other states had the highest population of Fallon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fallon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fallon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fallon. 14% of Fallon men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Fallon women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fallon were Farmer 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

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 91,000 census records available for the last name Fallon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fallon 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Fallon. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Fallon. For the veterans among your Fallon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fallon lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Fallon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fallon in 1943 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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