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Flaten Early Origins



The surname Flaten was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Flaten Spelling Variations


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Flaten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vlatten, Flatten, Latten, Flaten and others.

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Flaten Early History


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Flaten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flaten research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Flaten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Flaten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flaten Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Flaten 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:

Flaten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ove Flaten, who arrived in Missouri in 1868

Flaten Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Oscar Edward Flaten, who arrived in Nebraska in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flaten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flaten (post 1700)



  • Robert A. Flaten (b. 1934), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda, 1990-93

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Flaten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flaten 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 14 July 2016 at 10:45.

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