Falkner Family History

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Falkner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a falconer, Middle High German vakenoere. In medieval times falconry was a sport practised only by the nobility; it was the task of the falconer to look after the birds and train young ones. English: variant spelling of Faulkner.

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

Similar surnames: Faulkner, Baldner, Fackler, Faler, Feldner, Falter, Waldner, Walker

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Falkner Family Origin

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Falkner Family Occupations

What did your Falkner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Falkner. 39% of Falkner men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Falkner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Falkner were Private Means and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bank Official
  • Market Gardener
  • Private Means

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper
  • Incapacitated

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

Falkner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Falkner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falkner 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Falkner. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Falkner. For the veterans among your Falkner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falkner Life Expectancy

What is the average Falkner lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Falkner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Falkner in 1941 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

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