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Multiple Origins for the Surname Flemming



Flemming 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 Flemming name is derived from the Old French word "flamanc," which means a " Flemish person" or simply a "Fleming."

Flemming Early Origins



The surname Flemming was first found in the eastern Irish county of Meath. There, the family acquired considerable estates and built the Castle Slane.


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Flemming Early History


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Flemming Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flemming research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1404, 1416, 1542, 1590, 1593, 1665, 1599 and 1631 are included under the topic Early Flemming History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Flemming Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flemming Early Notables (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 Flemming 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:

Flemming Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alexander Flemming, who arrived in New England in 1754
  • John Flemming, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1772
  • James Flemming, aged 26, arrived in Virginia in 1773
  • Christian Flemming, who arrived in America in 1777
  • Andrew Flemming, who landed in New York, NY in 1778
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Flemming Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Flemming, who landed in America in 1805
  • Thomas Flemming, who landed in New York, NY in 1812
  • Thomas Flemming, aged 55, arrived in Massachusetts in 1813
  • William Flemming, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816
  • Joseph S Flemming, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1821
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Flemming Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • James Flemming, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Mr. Richard Flemming U.E. who settled in St. Andrews, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Flemming Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Michael Flemming, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1825
  • Robert Flemming, aged 21, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Madawaska" in 1833
  • Andrew Flemming, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Edward Reid" in 1833
  • Bridget Flemming, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1833
  • Margaret Flemming, aged 17, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "John & Mary" from Belfast, Ireland
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Flemming Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Flemming arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Elizabeth" in 1849
  • Catherine Flemming, aged 25, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Taymouth Castle"
  • Elizabeth Flemming, aged 15, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "William Stevenson"
  • Elizabeth Flemming, aged 19, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Rodney"
  • William Flemming, aged 36, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Constantine"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Flemming Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Flemming arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "African" in 1860
  • William Flemming, aged 22, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Maria Flemming, aged 24, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Henry Flemming, aged 25, a railway labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Bridget Flemming, aged 23, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maori" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flemming (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flemming (post 1700)



  • William Norman "Bill" Flemming (1926-2007), American television sports journalist, one of the original announcers for the ABC Sports show Wide World of Sports (1961-1998)
  • David Braxton "Dave" Flemming (b. 1976), American sportscaster
  • O. J. Flemming, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912
  • Harry H. Flemming, American Republican politician, Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 3rd District, 1935
  • Elizabeth H. Flemming, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972
  • Edwin G. Flemming, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 13th District, 1935
  • Arthur Sherwood Flemming (1905-1996), American Republican politician, Member, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1939-48
  • Arthur S. Flemming, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960
  • Arch K. Flemming, American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Doddridge County, 1917-18
  • Roger Flemming, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1980
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Flemming Historic Events


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Flemming Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. Patrick  Flemming (1858-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mr. Joseph  Flemming (1893-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who survived the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917 but later died due to injuries

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Herbert Flemming, English Able-Bodied Seaman from Manchester, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Other References

  1. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  2. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  3. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  4. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  8. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  11. ...

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