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Falcon Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French faucon, falcun ‘falcon’, either a metonymic occupational name for a falconer, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble the falcon, which was regarded as a symbol of speed and courage in the Middle Ages. In a few cases, it may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a man who operated the piece of artillery named after the bird of prey. Compare Faulkner. In Louisiana, the name Falcón is borne by the descendants of Canary Islanders brought in to settle in 1779.

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


Similar surnames: Falco, Falcone, Falconi, Faison, Alcon, Bacon, Felton, Dalton, Calton

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Falcon Family Origin

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Falcon Family Occupations

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  • Bankers Clerk

    4%
  • Cloth Dresser

    4%
  • Cloth Finisher (Woollen)

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Falcon occupation in the UK was Bankers Clerk. 4% of Falcon's were Bankers Clerks. Bankers Clerk, Cloth Dresser and Cloth Finisher (Woollen) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falcon. A less common occupation for the Falcon family was Coal Miner.

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Falcon Historical Records

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Falcon Life Expectancy

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