Falla History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Falla family

The surname Falla was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Falla family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Falla research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1632, 1783, 1792, and 1809 are included under the topic Early Falla History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Falla Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Val, Valär, Valat, Valle, Valée, Vel, Velle, Vol, Voll, Vollard, Fall, Falla, Falle and many more.

Early Notables of the Falla family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Falla Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Falla migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Falla Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Judith Falla, who settled in Wisconsin sometime between 1809 and 1874
  • Franz Falla, who settled in Baltimore in 1876

Falla migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Falla Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Nicholas Falla who settled in Prince Edward Island in 1805
  • George Falla, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Falla (post 1700)

  • Wayne Falla (b. 1970), former English cricketer
  • Maiken Caspersen Falla (b. 1990), Norwegian Olympic gold and two-time World Championship bronze medalist cross-country skier
  • Manuel de Falla y Matheu (1876-1946), Spanish composer, one of Spain's most important musicians of the first half of the 20th century; his image was on Spain's 1970 100-pesetas banknote
  • Sir Robert Alexander Falla (1901-1979), New Zealand museum administrator and ornithologist
  • Alejandro Falla Ramirez (b. 1983), Colombian professional male tennis player

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