Flock History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Flock family

The surname Flock was first found in Austria, where the name Floch became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Flock family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flock research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1797 and 1871 are included under the topic Early Flock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Flock Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Floch, Floche, Flochen, Flocher, Flochermann, Flochenhaus, Flock, Flockenbach, Flockh, Flöckher and many more.

Early Notables of the Flock family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Flock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Flock migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Flock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Adolph Flock, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
Flock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Eugen Flock, who arrived in America in 1850 [1]
  • Karl Flock, who landed in America in 1854 [1]
  • Catharina Flock, who settled in New York in 1857
  • Heinrich Flock, who arrived in New York in 1866

Flock migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Flock Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Susan Flock, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Flock migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Flock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • William Flock, a bricklayer, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832

Contemporary Notables of the name Flock (post 1700)

  • Robert Herman Flock (b. 1956), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba (2013-)
  • Julius Timothy "Tim" Flock (1924-1998), American stock car racer, two-time NASCAR series champion
  • Truman Fontello "Fonty" Flock (1920-1972), American stock car racer
  • Robert Newman "Bob" Flock (1918-1964), American stock car racer
  • Hans Flock (b. 1940), Norwegian jurist
  • Janine Flock (b. 1989), Austrian skeleton racer at the 2014 Winter Olympics, the first Austrian woman to win an overall World Cup skeleton title

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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