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The surname Falkenperger is a local name, derived from the place name Falkenberg, found in several locations throughout Germany. Perhaps the most famous place called Falkenberg is in Hessen, where there is a 13th century medieval castle. The name is composed of two elements: "falken," which is derived from the Old Norse word "falk," meaning "falcon"; and "berg," which originally meant "enclosure" or "fort," and later came to mean town or city. The place name as a whole means "fort of the falcons."

Early Origins of the Falkenperger family


The surname Falkenperger was first found in Hessen, where the name Falkenberg emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. In the 13th century the surname was closely associated the region's important social and political advances. The medieval castle in Hessen that bore the family name was erected in the thirteenth century.

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Early History of the Falkenperger family

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Early History of the Falkenperger family


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Another 307 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1413, 1336, 1630, 1872 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Falkenperger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Falkenperger Spelling Variations

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Falkenperger Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Falkenberg, Fallkenburg, Falkenberge, Falkenburg, Falkenburge, Falkkenberg, Falkenberger, Falkenburger, Falkenbuerg, Falkenperg, Falkenperger, Fallkenburger, Fallkenbuerg, Fallkenbuerger, Fallkenperg, Fallkenperger and many more.

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Early Notables of the Falkenperger family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Falkenperger family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Falkenperger family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Falkenperger family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Valentin Falkenberg, who settled in New York in 1709; Johann Wilhelm Falckburg arrived in New York, N.Y. in 1710; a Baron Gerhard Knut Alfred Falkenberg also came to New York in 1841.

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