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.
Early Origins of the Flagler family
Norfolk where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Flagler family
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Flagler Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Flagler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Flagler family to Ireland
Some of the Flagler family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Flagler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Flagler Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Flagler (post 1700)
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