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 Fallkenburg family
Early History of the Fallkenburg family
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Fallkenburg 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.
Early Notables of the Fallkenburg family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fallkenburg 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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