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The roots of the distinguished German surname Flickinger 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.

Flickinger Early Origins



The surname Flickinger 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 Flickinger family was instrumental during this early period, playing an important role in the development of the region's society.

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Flickinger Spelling Variations


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Flickinger 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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Flickinger Early History


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Flickinger Early History



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

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Flickinger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flickinger Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Flickinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Flickinger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Ulrich Flickinger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Peter Flickinger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Ulrick Flickinger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761

Flickinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Flickinger, who landed in St Clair County, LI in 1847
  • Jacob Balthasar Flickinger, aged 35, landed in Missouri in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flickinger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Flickinger (post 1700)



  • Margaret Flickinger, American philanthropist who donated the Sierra Theater, Alamogordo, New Mexico to have it refitted as the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts
  • Jason Flickinger (b. 1977), American two-time gold medalist rower
  • Bonnie Flickinger, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 37th District, 1988, 1990
  • Daniel Kumler Flickinger (1824-1911), American Bishop of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, elected in 1885
  • Andy Flickinger (b. 1978), former French professional road bicycle racer, winner of the GP Ouest-France in 2003
  • Daniel Flickinger, American audio engineer in the late 1960's and 1970's, who designed and manufactured some of the era's most important music recording consoles
  • Bonnie Flickinger, American politician, former Mayor of Moreno Valley, California

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    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Flickinger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flickinger 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 27 July 2016 at 07:47.

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