Falls Name Meaning

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

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

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Falls Family Origin

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Falls Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Falls family was Keeping House. 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.

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Falls Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falls

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