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The history of the name Flaig begins in the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It was a name for a streaked or dappled element. The surname Flaig originally derived from the Old English word Fleck.

Flaig Early Origins



The surname Flaig 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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Flaig Spelling Variations


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Flaig Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Flaig are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Flaig include: Fleck, Flecke, Flegg, Flack, Flacks, Flick and many more.

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Flaig Early History


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Flaig Early History



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

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Flaig Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flaig Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Flaig In Ireland


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Flaig In Ireland



Some of the Flaig 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Flaig or a variant listed above:

Flaig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Flaig, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1885

Flaig Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Christoph Flaig, aged 38, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Jakob Flaig, aged 3, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Johann Flaig, aged 4, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Justina Flaig, aged 9, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Justina Flaig, aged 32, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flaig (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flaig (post 1700)



  • Cathy H. Flaig, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2012

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Flaig Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flaig 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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