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Fleger Early Origins



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.

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Fleger Spelling Variations


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Fleger Spelling Variations



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

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Fleger Early History


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Fleger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fleger research. Another 191 words (14 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.

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Fleger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fleger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fleger 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:

Fleger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Georg Fleger arrived in Philadelphia in 1731
  • Hans George Fleger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1731
  • Joh Leonhard Fleger, who arrived in America in 1752
  • Maria Fleger, who arrived in America in 1752
  • Joh Leonhard Fleger 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

Fleger Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Nicholas Fleger, who landed in Canada in 1828

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fleger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fleger (post 1700)



  • William Fleger, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1952
  • 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

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Fleger Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Fleger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fleger 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 25 June 2013 at 12:52.

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