Fallows Family History
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Fallows Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of fallow land, Middle English falwe (Old English f(e)alg). This word was used to denote both land left uncultivated for a time to recover its fertility and land recently brought into cultivation. The name is also borne by Ashkenazic Jews, as an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press