Faulkner Origin and Meaning
The name Faulkner is a boy's name of English origin meaning "falconer".
Faulkner is an old occupational surname that was used for someone who kept and trained falcons when falconry was a popular sport in medieval Europe. Anyone using it in contemporary America would probably be honoring Southern novelist William Faulkner. While we love the author, Falconer would probably be a slightly easier name to carry on the playground.
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Famous People Named Faulkner
- Sam Newton Battenberg FaulknerEnglish singer
- William Faulknerwinner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
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