The ancient and distinguished German surname Fleischbein is derived from the German word "fleisch," meaning "meat," and the suffix "mann," meaning "man"; thus, this name refers to a butcher.
Early Origins of the Fleischbein family
The surname Fleischbein was first found in Austria
, where the Fleischmann family 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. In its later history, the Fleischmann family became a power unto itself and was elevated to the ranks of nobility. The earliest known bearer of the name was Heinrich Lenke der fleischman, who lived in Eger in 1379.
Early History of the Fleischbein family
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Fleischbein Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Fleisch, Fleishauer, Fleischbein, Fleischer, Fleischhacker, Fleischmann, Fleischen, Fleischern, Fleishhaus, Fleischdorf, Flesch (North Germany) and many more.
Early Notables of the Fleischbein family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fleischbein family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fleischbein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jan Fleischbein, aged 39, who settled in America from Seidlec, in 1892
- Tirga Fleischbein, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States from Seidlec, in 1892
- Usche Fleischbein, aged 14, who landed in America from Seidlec, in 1892