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Faulkner Family History

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

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Name Distribution of Faulkner Families

  • Number of Faulkner families
     180 - 357
     61 - 179
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Faulkner families
     695 - 1,387
     232 - 694
     1 - 231
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Faulkner families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Faulkner Family Origin

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Faulkner Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Faulkner

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Faulkner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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