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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Faulk

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Faulk

Marshall Faulk is a football player. He was most prominent from 1994 to 2005. Marshall was born on February 27th, 1973 in New Orleans.


Kevin Faulk is a football player. His career lasted from 1999 to 2011. Kevin was born on June 5th, 1976 in Lafayette, Louisiana.


Marie Rudisill was an influential human. Marie was given the name Edna Marie Faulk on March 13th, 1911 in Monroeville, Alabama. Marie is also known as Fruitcake Lady. She passed away on November 3rd, 2006.


Justin Faulk is a hockey player for the Carolina Hurricanes in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2011 to present. Justin was born on March 20th, 1992 in South St. Paul, Minnesota.


John Henry Faulk was a humorist, folklorist, actor, and radio & tv personality. John was born on August 21st, 1913 in Austin, Texas, USA. He died on April 9th, 1990.


Chris Faulk is a football player. Chris was born on January 21st, 1990 in Slidell, Louisiana.


Where is the name Faulk popular?

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Popularity of Faulk as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Faulk U.S.
  White 70.24% 64.26%
  African American 24.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Faulk

People with the last name Faulk are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Faulk

  • How Popular is the name Faulk? As a last name Faulk was the 3,084th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Faulk first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Faulk is Sunday, November 18th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Faulk? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Faulk. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Faulk: Your name in reverse order is Kluaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alkuf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Faulk? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,656 people with the last name Faulk.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Faulk? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Faulk as their last name.

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What does the name Faulk mean?

Fis for fickle, you can change your mind!

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Uis for upstanding, your inner-self.

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

Kis for keen, your sense of honesty.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.