Falk - Meaning of Falk
[ 1 syll. fal(k), fa-lk ] The baby boy name Falk is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Faa-LK †. Falk is used predominantly in the Dutch, English, Hebrew, Yiddish, and German languages, and it is derived from Yiddish and Germanic origins. Yiddish origin, Dutch, English, Hebrew, and Yiddish use: It is derived literally from the word 'falk' meaning falcon. The name has sometimes been taken as a translation of Yehoshua, the Hebrew form of Joshua. This could be due to the hawk-like way Joshua circled the Land of Canaan before descending into it, as described in the Bible. Several well-known rabbis have borne the name Joshua Falk.
In addition, Falk is a variant of the name Falko (German).
The name Falco (Dutch and English) is a variant of Falk.
Falk is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Falk, Joshua was the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Falk: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"