Falkner's Character Profile.

Name: Falkner (JP: Hayato)
Age: ~16
Generation: II, IV
Games: Gold, Silver, Crystal, Pokémon Stadium 2, HeartGold, SoulSilver
Hometown: Violet City
Region: Johto
Family: Father (whereabouts unknown)
Trainer Class: Gym Leader
Gym Location: Violet City
Badge: Zephyr Badge
Specialty: Flying-type
English Voice Actor: Matthew Mitler
Japanese Voice Actor: Ishida Akira

Falkner is the Gym Leader of Violet City, a trainer that specializes in Flying-type Pokémon. He is the first gym leader in the series with this particular type preference, and he is the only male gym leader to currently do so. He is one of the youngest Gym Leaders in all of the regions, only older than a couple of others. He is pretty popular amongst the trainers in the Johto region, earning himself the title of "The Elegant Master of Flying Pokémon."

Falkner has more than one name to call his own. In fact, he has several names in various languages. You can find what they are and what they might mean in the section below:

English: Falkner
Means one who trains falcons (falconer).

Japanese: Hayato
Literally translates into "peregrine falcon man."

Korean: Bisang
This means flight or to fly.

Chinese (Mandarin): A Su
This is an alternate way of writing the name Hayato.

Spanish: Pegaso
From Pegasus, the mythological winged horse.

French: Albert
From the word albatross.

German: Falk
From the word Falke which means falcon.

Italian: Valerio
From the word volare which means to fly.