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Flach Early Origins



The surname Flach 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.

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Flach Spelling Variations


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Flach Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vlak, Vlake, Vlaken, Vlack, Vlacker, Vlakveld, Vlach, Flach, Flack, Flake, Flachen and many more.

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Flach Early History


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Flach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flach research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Flach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Flach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flach Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Flach Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Barbaba Flach, who came to Philadelphia in 1749

Flach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chr Flach, who arrived in Texas in 1847
  • Nicholas Flach, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1858
  • Conrad Flach, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Ferdinand Flach, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flach (post 1700)



  • Kenneth Eliot "Ken" Flach (b. 1963), American former professional tennis player who reached a ranking of World No. 56 (December 9, 1985), brother of Doug Flach
  • Doug Flach (b. 1970), American former tennis player who defeated Andre Agassi in the first round at Wimbledon in 1996
  • Pieter Adriaan Flach (b. 1961), Dutch computer scientist, Professor of Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol
  • Jochen Flach, German composer and actor, known for Scherbenspiel (2013), Risen 3: Titan Lords (2014) and Kinect Fun Labs: Kinect Rush-A Disney Pixar Adventures: Snapshot (2012)
  • Tim Flach (b. 1958), English London-based photographer, artist and director
  • Thomas Flach (b. 1956), German two-time gold medalist sailor at the 1988 and 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Matthias Flach (b. 1982), German gold and three-time bronze medalist rower at the World Rowing Championships
  • Matthias Flach, German mathematician, professor and former executive officer for mathematics at California Institute of Technology
  • Émile Flach (1911-1917), the first Minister of State for Monaco

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    Other References

    1. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Flach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flach Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 November 2016 at 22:18.

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