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Origins Available: Irish, Scottish


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

Flemyng Early Origins



The surname Flemyng 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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Flemyng Early History


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Flemyng Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flemyng 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 Flemyng History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Flemyng Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flemyng 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 Flemyng 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 or some of its variants were: Elizabeth Fleming, who arrived in Virginia in 1650.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    11. ...

    The Flemyng Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flemyng 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 10 October 2012 at 15:02.

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