Falkiner



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Fácnar Faulkner: líonmhar: Doire, Aontroim thuaidh, an Mhí, Lú. I gcás an tsloinne ghallda, bheadh Falconer níos beaichte. Tá an sloinne Gaelach Ó Fachtna ann, leis. SI.
Falconer numerous: Tyrone-Derry etc. English & Scottish from the practice of hawking but also an anglicisation of Ir. Ó Fachtna (personal name meaning hostile). There are variants: Falkiner, Faulkner. SI.
Faulkner numerous: Derry-N Antrim, Louth-Meath etc. See Falconer, Falkiner. This name has been used for Faulkney for which the Irish is Ó Fachtna - see Faughnan.

Variants in Griffith's
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