Falkenberg Family History

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Falkenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places, especially in eastern Germany and Bavaria, named from Old High German falk ‘falcon’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’; such place names are often associated with the presence of a castle, as falconry was a privilege of the nobility. Scandinavian: habitational name or ornamental name from falk ‘falcon’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of the German elements Falke(n) ‘falcon’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Frankenberg, Kallenberg, Wallenberg, Wattenberg, Blumenberg

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Falkenberg Family Origin

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Falkenberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Boarding House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Store and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falkenberg. The most common Falkenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Falkenberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Falkenberg family was Boarding House.

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Falkenberg Life Expectancy

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