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The distinguished surname Fleckenstine is German in origin, and its use can be traced back to the province of the Rhineland. The name is derived from two Middle High German words: "vleck," meaning "patch, spot," and "sten," meaning "stone, rock." Thus, the surname literally means "stony patch," and was most likely originally borne by someone living near a patch of rock.

Fleckenstine Early Origins



The surname Fleckenstine was first found in the region of the Rhineland, where it is believed to have first emerged in the early Middle Ages. The first recorded bearer of the name was Conrad zum Fleckenstein, who was recorded as being a goldsmith in the city of Speyer in the year 1402. The young Fleckenstine family was instrumental during this early period, contributing greatly to the development of medieval society.

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Fleckenstine Spelling Variations


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Fleckenstine Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fleckenstein, von Fleckenstein, Fleckenstine and others.

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Fleckenstine Early History


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Fleckenstine Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fleckenstine research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1402, 1702 and 1774 are included under the topic Early Fleckenstine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fleckenstine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fleckenstine Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fleckenstine 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 or some of its variants were: Anna Catharina Fleckenstein, who emigrated from Speyer to Cayenne in 1764; Cornelius Fleckenstine, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1829; Adam Fleckenstein, who applied for naturalization in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1846.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Fleckenstine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fleckenstine 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 15 October 2013 at 10:52.

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