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