Fallis Family History

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Fallis Name Meaning

English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Falaise in Calvados, France, the birthplace of William the Conqueror. The place is so named from Old French falaise ‘cliff’ (a word of Germanic origin). Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of McFalls.

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


Similar surnames: Allis, Callis, Wallis, Fall, Rallis, Ballin, Fallin, Kallis, Mallis

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Fallis Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fallis name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    23%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Fallis Family Origin

Where is the Fallis family from?

Fallis Family Occupations

What did your Fallis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fallis occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Fallis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fallis family was Going To School. Farmer, Farmer Son and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fallis.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer Son

    7%
  • Scholar

    5%
  • Going To School

    4%

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

Fallis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Fallis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fallis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fallis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Fallis. For the veterans among your Fallis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fallis Life Expectancy

What is the average Fallis lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fallis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fallis in 1955 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fallis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fallis 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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