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My surname is also Falež. My father emigrated to Australia in 1950 from the village of Orehova Vas, Slovenia. I have relatives in Orehova Vas and Rače. My father asked a professor what the origins of the name might be and he advised that he thought the most likely origin was that some ancestors moved from the village of Fala to the Orehova vas area and were ...


Anne of Thomas McMahon & Bridget Do. Where Do means ditto, ie McMahon.


“Do” is short for “ditto.” So in both cases, the mother’s maiden name appears to have been the same as the father's. (With 2083, Walsh is one of the most common surnames in Ireland so that wouldn’t be too unusual).

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