Flaum History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Flaum family
The surname Flaum was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. It was associated with the growing of plums. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Important Dates for the Flaum family
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Flaum Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pflaum, Pflaumer, Pflaumbaum, Pfraumbaum, Prumbaum, Prumenbaum, Plum, Plume, Plumer, Plumbohm, Flaumenboim, Flaum, Flom, Plumbe, Plumb, Plumptre, Plumtre and many more.
Early Notables of the Flaum family (pre 1700)
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Flaum migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Flaum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Elizabeth C Flaum, aged 22, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 
Contemporary Notables of the name Flaum (post 1700)
- Thea Flaum (b. 1938), born Thea Kharasch, an American nine-time Emmy Award winning television producer and president of the Hill Foundation for Families Living with Disabilities
- Marshall Flaum (1925-2010), American five-time Emmy Award winning and two-time Academy Award winning television director, producer and screenwriter
- Joel Martin Flaum (b. 1936), American jurist, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (1983), Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2000-2006)
- Sidney S. Flaum, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1952 
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- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html