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Fleur History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Fleur family


The surname Fleur was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Brabant, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Fleur family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fleur research.
Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1655 is included under the topic Early Fleur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fleur Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Flers, Flersheim, Flershart, Flersen, Flersmann, Flersenhaus, Fleur and many more.

Early Notables of the Fleur family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Fleur family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fleur Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • M. La Fleur was living in Fort Louis de la Mobile in Louisiana, in the year 1711
  • M. La Fleur, a wagon maker, was living in New Orleans in 1725
  • M. La Fleur and his wife were living in Illinois in 1732
  • Dominique Fleur, who settled in Philadelphia in 1751
  • Christoph Fleur, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Fleur (post 1700)


  • Marie St. Fleur, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000, 2004; Member, Credentials Committee, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert Alex La Fleur, state official, Louisiana
  • Kareen Fleur Adcock CNZM OBE (b. 1934), New Zealand poet
  • Fleur Revell (b. 1972), New Zealand public relations consultant and former television personality
  • Fleur Adcock (b. 1934), New Zealand poet

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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