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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Floren family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames.

Floren Early Origins



The surname Floren was first found in Asturias, where the Visigothic court took refuge after the Muslim invasion of the peninsula.

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Floren Spelling Variations


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Floren Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Flórez, Florez, Flores, Flóriz, Floriz, Flóraz, Floraz, Flor, Florán, Floran, Florián and many more.

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Floren Early History


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Floren Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Floren research. Another 401 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1128, 1236, 1787, 1789, and 1790 are included under the topic Early Floren History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Floren Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Floren Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Rodrigo Flores, who received a grant of land in the Repartimiento de Córdoba; Juan de Flores, fifteenth century novelist; sixteenth century Spanish sculptor and architect Antonio Flórez; Enrique Flórez, eighteenth century Spanish historian; Manuel Antonio Flores, Viceroy of Nueva Granada and Mexico 1787-1789; José...

Another 52 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Floren 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:

Floren Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ann Floren, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1727

Floren Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Wilhelm Floren settled in America in 1852
  • Carl Wilhelm Floren, aged 20, arrived in America in 1852

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Contemporary Notables of the name Floren (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Floren (post 1700)



  • O. O. Floren, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 34th District, 1937-38

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Floren Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
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    The Floren Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Floren 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 2 February 2016 at 02:25.

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