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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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Where is the Fallis family from?

You can see how Fallis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fallis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fallis families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 213 Fallis families living in Ontario. This was about 78% of all the recorded Fallis's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Fallis families in 1911.
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What did your Fallis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Fallis. 69% of Fallis men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Fallis women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fallis were Farmers Son and Income.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    69%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Income
    5%
  • Farmers Son
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Nurse
    17%
  • Income
    17%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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