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Multiple Origins for the Surname Flick


German


The roots of the distinguished German surname Flick lie in the former duchy of Swabia. The name derives from the Middle High German word "vlicken," meaning "to patch," and was most likely originally borne by someone who patched shoes or fabric.

Flick Early Origins



The surname Flick was first found in the duchy of Swabia. Martin Fluekk was one of the earliest recorded bearers of the name, residing in the city of Überlingen in 1294. The young Flick family was instrumental during this early period, playing an important role in the development of the region's society.

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Flick Spelling Variations


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Flick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Flickinger, Flick, Flicker, Fluecker, Flücker, Flicken, Fluekk, Flükk, Fluek, Flük, Fluekinger, Flükinger, Fluck, Flucker and many more.

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Flick Early History


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Flick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flick research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1294, 1343, 1350, 1479, 1531, 1548, and 1842 are included under the topic Early Flick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Flick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Flick 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:

Flick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Phil Henr Flick, who arrived in America in 1750
  • Joh Peter Flick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Joh Philip Flick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Johan Martin Flick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Gerlach Paul Flick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Flick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Amines Flick, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Joseph Flick, who arrived in New York in 1835
  • Adolph Wilh Flick, who landed in Texas in 1845
  • Adolph Wilhelm Flick, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • Michael Flick, who landed in SL Clair County, Illinois in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flick (post 1700)



  • James Patton Flick (1845-1929), two-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 8th congressional district
  • William Henry Harrison Flick (1841-1904), American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1868-69; Postmaster at Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1890-94
  • John J. Flick, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1888, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1898
  • James Patton Flick (1845-1929), American Republican politician, Member of Iowa State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Iowa 8th District, 1889-93
  • H. Flick, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 36th District, 1886
  • Friedrich Karl Flick (1927-2006), German- Austrian industrialist and billionaire
  • Friedrich Flick (1883-1972), German industrialist

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Flick Historic Events


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Flick Historic Events




Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

  • Clayton Lee Flick (1963-1988), English Businessman from Coventry, England, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Flick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flick 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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