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Falkenstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Falkenstein, from Old High German falke ‘falcon’ + stein ‘stone’, ‘rock’, here indicating a medieval castle. This has been a common surname in Germany since the late 14th century. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name as in 1 or an ornamental name composed of German Falke ‘falcon’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Falkenberg, Katzenstein, Hartenstein, Schoenstein, Hammerstein

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Falkenstein Family Origin

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Falkenstein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Barber

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falkenstein. A less common occupation for the Falkenstein family was Barber. The most common Falkenstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Falkenstein's were Farmers.

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Falkenstein Historical Records

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Falkenstein Life Expectancy

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