Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
4,437 Falvey members around the world
Stay informed about Falvey Family online & offline events!
3 Falvey Members Joined
Our in-person family gatherings
Our digital global family gatherings
Ireland's President Higgins family message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
Falvey Family HistoryRecorded as Falvie, Falvey, Falvoye, and Felvey, in the British Isles, and as Fauve, Fauvet, Falvy, Falvet, Fauvin, Fauvette and others in France, this was originally a surname of early French origins. According to the "Dictionnaire etymologique de Noms de France" it is a surname of ancient origins and refers to the colour of a horse, specifically fawn. Quite why anybody should should be called "fawn" after a horse, is far from clear, and the dictionary offers no explanation. In fact it confuses the situation by suggesting that there are other meanings, such as that it could refer to a maker or wearer of fawn coloured clothes, or that fawn was a colour used in Ancient Rome by the nobility or senate to show wisdom, and hence in later times may have been applied to a wise person...
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Areas of Origin for Falvey
Invite more Falvey family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Falvey tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest