Pflüger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The roots of the distinguished German surname Pflüger lie with the Middle High German word "pfluoc," meaning "plow;" and as such, it was thought to have originally been an occupational name for a plowman.

Early Origins of the Pflüger family

The surname Pflüger was first found in Bavaria, where the name Pfluger was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Pflüger family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pflüger research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1450, 1506, 1553, 1611, 1797 and 1846 are included under the topic Early Pflüger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pflüger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pfluger, Pflugger, Pffluger, Pfluggers, Pflugers, Pflugeres, Pfflugers, Pflugerr, Pfluggerr, Fluger, Pluger, Pleuger, Pleumann, Plemmons, Pflueger and many more.

Early Notables of the Pflüger family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the name Pflüger in this period include Conrad or Konrad Pflüger (c.1450-c.1506), one of the leading architects and master builders of the...
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Pflüger migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pflüger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ludwig Pfluger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
  • Hans Pfluger, who immigrated to Georgia in 1752
  • Georg Friederich Pfluger, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Georg Friederich Pfluger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
Pflüger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anton Pfluger, who arrived in America in 1842
  • A. Pfluger, who settled in America in 1842
  • Henry Pfluger, aged 35, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1845 [1]
  • Henry Pfluger, who settled in New Orleans in 1845
  • Barbara Pfluger, who settled in North America in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pflüger migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pflüger Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Christoph Pfluger, who arrived in Québec in 1858

Pflüger migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Pflüger Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • J. Pfluger, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilpussund" in 1877

Contemporary Notables of the name Pflüger (post 1700)

  • Walter L. Pfluger, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for New York State Senate 22nd District, 1912 [2]
  • L. A. Pfluger, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1917 [2]
  • August W. Pfluger, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for New York State Senate 21st District, 1912 [2]
  • Niklaus Pfluger (b. 1958), Catholic priest and First Assistant of the Traditional Catholic Society of St. Pius X
  • Eduard Friedrich Wilhelm Pfluger (1829-1910), German physiologist
  • Tobias Pfluger (b. 1965), German politician and former Member of the European Parliament
  • Friedbert Pfluger (b. 1955), German politician of the Christian Democratic Union
  • Albert Pfluger (b. 1907), professor of mathematics

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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 2016, March 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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