Fallis Family History
Fallis Name Meaning
English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Anglo-Norman French faleise faloise ‘cliff’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin) for someone who lived on or by a cliff. Or from Falaise in Calvados France which was the birthplace of William the Conqueror. English: variant of Fall Scottish and northern Irish: shortened form of McFalls (see also McPhail ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022