Falls Family History

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Falls Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Fallis. Americanized spelling of German Volz.

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


Similar surnames: Fallas, Salls, Fall, Alls, Fallis, Call, Fallin, Gales, Mcfalls

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Falls Family Origin

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Falls Family Occupations

What did your Falls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Falls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Falls's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falls. A less common occupation for the Falls family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Falls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Falls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falls 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Falls. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Falls. For the veterans among your Falls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falls Life Expectancy

What is the average Falls lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Falls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Falls in 1944 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falls

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falls 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.

Famous Falls Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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