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Fliss Early Origins



The surname Fliss was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Fliss Spelling Variations


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Fliss Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fliess, Fliessen, Fliessenhausen, Vlees, Vleeschauwer, Vlissingen, Flieshen, Fless and many more.

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Fliss Early History


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Fliss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fliss research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1692 and 1864 are included under the topic Early Fliss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fliss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fliss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fliss 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: Lawrens VanDers Van Vlissingen, who came to New Netherland in 1659; Johann Peter Fliess, who arrived in Canada in 1778; Albert Fliess, who settled in Ottawa in 1859.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fliss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fliss (post 1700)



  • Raphael Michael Gabriel Fliss (1930-2015), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • John S. Fliss, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1944

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Fliss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fliss 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 17 November 2015 at 09:02.

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