Origins Available: Irish
Flemink is a name that originated amongst the industrious people of Flanders
The name came to Ireland
with the Anglo-Norman settlers that followed the Strongbow
led invasions of 1171 and 1172.
The Flemink name is derived from the Old French word "flamanc," which means a " Flemish person" or simply a "Fleming."
Early Origins of the Flemink family
The surname Flemink was first found in the eastern Irish county of Meath. There, the family acquired considerable estates and built the Castle Slane.
Early History of the Flemink family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flemink research.Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1404, 1416, 1542, 1590, 1593, 1665, 1599 and 1631 are included under the topic Early Flemink History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Early Notables of the Flemink family (pre 1700)
Of note in the family at this time was Nicholas Fleming, Archbishop of Armagh from 1404 to 1416, best known for his "Fleming's Register"; Rev. Richard Fleming, SJ (1542-1590), professor of philosophy in Paris, regarded as... Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Flemink Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Flemink family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elizabeth Fleming, who arrived in Virginia in 1650; Christopher Fleming, who settled in Virginia in 1653; James, John, Joseph, Martin, Richard, Samuel, Thomas, and William Fleming who all came to Philadelphia Pa. between 1840 and 1860.
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