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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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In 1880, the most common Faulkner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Faulkner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faulkner. A less common occupation for the Faulkner family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Faulkner Historical Records

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Faulkner Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Faulkner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Faulkner in 1940 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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