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Origins of the Falk surname

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About the Falks

We have a total number of 5711 records for people with the last name Falk.

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Where do most Falks live?

In 1921, most Falks lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Falks

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,640 records for the Falk surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Falks most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Falks.

What are the most common Falk first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Anna
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Falk family members

Common jobs for Falks

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Falks in 1921




Domestic Servant


Assisting In The Business




Common Male occupations for Falks in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


Able Seaman


Cabinet Maker




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