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Gender: Male Meaning of Faulkner: "falconer" Origin of Faulkner: English

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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_Theresa_ Says:

2015-09-19T19:39:23

Am I the only one thinking about the immense name teasing possibilities for this name?