Fluck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The roots of the distinguished German surname Fluck 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.
Early Origins of the Fluck family
The surname Fluck 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 Fluck family was instrumental during this early period, playing an important role in the development of the region's society.
Important Dates for the Fluck family
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Fluck 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.
Early Notables of the Fluck family (pre 1700)
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Fluck migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fluck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Philip Fluck, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 
Fluck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Thomas Fluck, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1856 
- Gottlieb Fluck, who landed in St Clair County, III in 1859 
Contemporary Notables of the name Fluck (post 1700)
- Hans Fluck (b. 1890), German writer
- Peter Nigel Fluck (b. 1941), English caricaturist, one half of the partnership known as Luck and Flaw, creators of the satirical TV puppet show Spitting Image
- Diana Fluck (1931-1984), birth name of Diana Dors, English actress, a "blonde bombshell" of the Monroe style who left the key to her fortune to her son in a coded message that has been decrypted but the location of the fortune has never been found
Historic Events for the Fluck family
- Mr. Reginald Walter John Fluck (b. 1915), Welsh Corporal from Wales, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking, also sailed aboard the HMS Sultan 
- ^ 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)
- ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html