Fallon Family History

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Fallon Name Meaning

Irish: reduced 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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Fallon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fallon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fallon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland

    45%

  • England & Wales

    27%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • France

    3%

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Fallon Family Origin

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Fallon Family Occupations

What did your Fallon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fallon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Fallon's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fallon family was Tailor. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fallon.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Tailor

    2%

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

Fallon Historical Records

What Fallon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 91,000 census records available for the last name Fallon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falloncensus 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 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 Card

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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Fallon Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fallon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fallon 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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