Fleger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Fleger family

The surname Fleger 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 Fleger family

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

Fleger Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Fleger family (pre 1700)

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United States Fleger migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fleger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Georg Fleger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1731
  • Hans George Fleger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1731 [1]
  • Joh Leonhard Fleger, who arrived in America in 1752 [1]
  • Maria Fleger, who arrived in America in 1752 [1]
  • Joh Leonhard Fleger, who settled in America in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Fleger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Frederick Fleger, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 [1]

Canada Fleger migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fleger Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Nicholas Fleger, who landed in Canada in 1828

Contemporary Notables of the name Fleger (post 1700) +

  • William Fleger, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1952 [2]
  • Anthony Alfred Fleger (1900-1963), American Democrat politician, Member of Ohio State House of Representatives, 1933; Mayor of Parma, Ohio, 1934-35; U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1937-39; Defeated, 1940 [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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