Fehler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Fehler is German in origin. It is derived from "Fehling," a German place name meaning "plain" or "field." It is likely that the progenitor of the name was a native of Fehling.

Early Origins of the Fehler family

The surname Fehler was first found in Germany, where the name Fehlin came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to medieval society. The family later became more prominent as various branches acquired distant estates thereby elevating their social status.

Early History of the Fehler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fehler research. Another 57 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1811 and 1855 are included under the topic Early Fehler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fehler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fehlin, Fehling, Fehlling, Fehllin, Fehlen, Fehllen, Feylin, Feyllin, Feylen, Feyllen, Fehlinger, Fehllinger, Fehl, Fehll, Fehle and many more.

Early Notables of the Fehler family (pre 1700)

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United States Fehler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fehler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Adam Fehler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
Fehler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • F J Fehler, who landed in Texas in 1850 [1]
  • Wilhelm Fehler, who arrived in America in 1873 [1]

  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)

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