Flaschner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The ancient and distinguished German surname Flaschner is derived from the Middle High German "vlaschener," meaning "plumber" or "tin smith," and was most likely first borne by someone involved in one of these professions. Alternatively, the name could be derived from "Flasche," meaning "bottle;" in this instance, the progenitor of the name would probably have been a bottle maker or the owner of a tavern.
Early Origins of the Flaschner family
The surname Flaschner was first found in Swabia, where it is thought to have first emerged. The first known bearer of the name was Johann Flesche, who was a resident of Rappoltsweiler, Alsace in 1389. The young Flaschner family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Swabian society.
Early History of the Flaschner family
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Flaschner Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Flaschner, Flasch, Fleschner, Flesche, Flesch, Pflöschner, Flaschel and many more.
Early Notables of the Flaschner family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Flaschner family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Michael Pflocher, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1753; Jakob Friedrich Flasch, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia after fighting in the American Revolution, Mazer Flescher, who arrived in Baltimore in 1832.