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TypeSurname (from occupation)

Meaning & History

Occupational name for a keeper of falcons, from Middle English and Scots faulcon, from Late Latin falco, of Germanic origin.

Related Names

VariantsFalconer English Falconer Scottish
Other Languages & CulturesFalk Danish Falk German Falco Italian Falk Norwegian Falk Swedish

Categories

birds
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute