Faulkner Family History

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Faulkner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who kept and trained falcons (a common feudal service). Falconry was a tremendously popular sport among the aristocracy in medieval Europe, and most great houses had their falconers. The surname could also have arisen as metonymic occupational name for someone who operated the siege gun known as a falcon.

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

Similar surnames: Falkner, Falconer, Fuller, Bruckner, Fackler, Faller, Walker, Feldner

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Faulkner Family Origin

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Faulkner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Fisherman

  • Servant


In 1881, a less common occupation for the Faulkner family was Servant. The most common Faulkner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Faulkner's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faulkner.

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Faulkner Life Expectancy

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