First name origin & meaning:
English: Falconer, one who trains falcons
First name variations: Falconer, Falconner, Falconnor, Faulconer, Faulconner, Faulconnor, Faulkner
Last 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
- Daniel Falckner (1666–c.1745), German Lutheran pastor and
agent for the Frankfurt Land Company, founded the first German
Lutheran congregation in America.
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