Origins Available: Dutch
Early Origins of the Falle family
The surname Falle 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.
Early History of the Falle family
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Falle 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 Falle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Falle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Falle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Elias Thomas Marche Falle, who settled in New York sometime between 1843 and 1871
Falle Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Louisa Falle, aged 16, a housekeeper, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1875
Contemporary Notables of the name Falle (post 1700)
- Sir Sam Falle (1919-2014), British diplomat and Royal Navy officer