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Flock Early Origins



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.

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Flock Spelling Variations


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Flock Spelling Variations



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

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Flock Early History


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Flock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Flock research. Another 228 words (16 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.

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Flock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Flock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Flock 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:

Flock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Adolph Flock, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752

Flock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eugen Flock, who arrived in America in 1850
  • Karl Flock, who landed in America in 1854
  • Catharina Flock came to New York in 1857
  • Heinrich Flock arrived in New York in 1866

Flock Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Susan Flock settled in Ontario in 1871

Flock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Flock, a bricklayer, arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832

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Contemporary Notables of the name Flock (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Flock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Flock 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 6 July 2016 at 15:21.

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