The distinguished surname Fehlman 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 Fehlman family
The surname Fehlman 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 Fehlman family
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Fehlman 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 Fehlman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fehlman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henrick Fehle, age 27; who settled in Pennsylvania in 1738; Johann Peter Fehlten, who settled in America in 1748; Johannes Fehlinger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752.