Fawkes is a surname of Norman-French origin, first appearing in the British Isles after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. The name ultimately derives from the pre-6th century Germanic given name of Falco (later Faulques) meaning "falcon". The first recorded spelling of the surname in England is that of one Geoffrey Faukes in 1221.
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