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Flachs Early Origins



The surname Flachs 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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Flachs Spelling Variations


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Flachs 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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Flachs Early History


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Flachs Early History



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

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Flachs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flachs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Flachs Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Flachs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Katharina Flachs, aged 2, arrived in America in 1853
  • Margaretha Flachs, aged 6, landed in America in 1853

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flachs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flachs (post 1700)



  • Bernhard Flachs (1915-1944), German Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    7. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Flachs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flachs 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 24 January 2016 at 00:23.

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