Falcon Family History

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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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In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Falcon. 81% of Falcon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Private Means
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Falcon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Falcon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falcon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Falcon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Falcon. For the veterans among your Falcon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falcon Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Falcon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Falcon in 1943 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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