Falla Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan ((de) Falla): probably a nickname from Catalan falla ‘torch’ or ‘bonfire’ (in particular one which was lit in the streets of a city on public festivals), or an occupational name for one who lit such a bonfire.Spanish: perhaps a nickname from falla ‘flaw’, ‘error’, ‘doubt’ (Latin falla). Scottish: habitational name from any of various places named Falla, Fala, or Fallaw, especially Fala in Midlothian. The second element is probably law ‘hill’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named in southeastern Norway, so named from fall ‘fall’, probably with reference to the site of a landside or to tree felling.

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


Similar surnames: Palla, Fall, Valla, Villa, Palma, Walla, Balle, Galla, Fallas, Balla

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Falla Family Origin

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Falla Family Occupations

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  • Spinner

    50%
  • Machinist

    25%
  • Prop De Moulin

    25%

In 1881, the most common Falla occupation in Canada was Spinner. 50% of Falla's were Spinners. Spinner and Machinist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Falla. A less common occupation for the Falla family was Prop De Moulin.

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Falla Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Falla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Falla in 1960 was 37, and 50 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falla

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