Falkner Family History

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Falkner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a falconer, Middle High German vakenoere. In medieval times falconry was a sport practised only by the nobility; it was the task of the falconer to look after the birds and train young ones. English: variant spelling of Faulkner.

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


Similar surnames: Faulkner, Baldner, Fackler, Faler, Feldner, Falter, Waldner, Walker

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Falkner Family Origin

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Falkner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • School

    12%
  • Cultivateur

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Falkner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Falkner's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falkner. A less common occupation for the Falkner family was Farm Labourer.

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Falkner Life Expectancy

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