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The Anglo-Saxon name Flagler comes from its first bearer, who was a streaked or dappled element. The surname Flagler originally derived from the Old English word Fleck.

Flagler Early Origins



The surname Flagler was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Flagler Spelling Variations


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Flagler Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Flagler has been spelled many different ways, including Fleck, Flecke, Flegg, Flack, Flacks, Flick and many more.

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Flagler Early History


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Flagler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flagler research. Another 375 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1605, 1650, 1657, and 1679 are included under the topic Early Flagler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Flagler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flagler Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Flagler In Ireland


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Flagler In Ireland



Some of the Flagler family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Flagler Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Flagler, who arrived in Canada in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flagler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flagler (post 1700)



  • Henry Morrison Flagler (1830-1913), American industrialist, founder of Standard Oil and what became the Florida East Coast Railway, eponym of Flagler County, Florida and the USS Flagler (AK-181), an Alamosa-class cargo ship in World War II
  • Thomas T. Flagler (1811-1897), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1853-1857)
  • Terrence Flagler (b. 1964), American NFL football player who played from 1987 to 1991 for the San Francisco 49ers and Phoenix Cardinals
  • Thomas Thorn Flagler (1811-1897), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1842-43, 1860; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1853-57
  • Peter Flagler, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Albany County, 1840

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Flagler Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Flagler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flagler 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 4 November 2015 at 09:23.

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