Flegel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Flegel family

The surname Flegel was first found in Belgium and Luxemburg, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Luxemburg, a Grand Duchy of Europe and a province of Belgium. The House of Luxemburg is descended from Count Conrad who died 1086. Towns of the area including Viesalm, Herbeumont, Bertrix, Marche and Bastogne. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Flegel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flegel research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1705, 1806, 1861, 1635 and 1686 are included under the topic Early Flegel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Flegel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fleige, Fleger, Flegin, Flegelberg, Fliglperger, Flogen, Pfleger, Fleck and many more.

Early Notables of the Flegel family (pre 1700)

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United States Flegel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Flegel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Adelheid Flegel, who arrived in New York, NY in 1857

Contemporary Notables of the name Flegel (post 1700) +

  • Austin F. Flegel, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940 (alternate), 1956 [1]
  • Al Flegel, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1952; Member of Oregon State Senate 4th District; Elected 1964 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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