Meaning and Origin of: Falkner
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- English : Falconer, one who trains falcons
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Family name origins & meanings:
- 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.
- Daniel Falckner (1666–c.1745), German Lutheran pastor and agent for the Frankfurt Land Company, founded the first German Lutheran congregation in America.