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Multiple Origins for the Surname Fluck


German


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.

Fluck Early Origins



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.

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Fluck Spelling Variations


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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.

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Fluck Early History


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Fluck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fluck research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1294, 1343, 1350, 1479, 1531, 1548, and 1842 are included under the topic Early Fluck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fluck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fluck Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fluck 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fluck (post 1700)


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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

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Fluck Historic Events


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Fluck Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Reginald Walter John Fluck (b. 1915), Welsh Corporal from Wales, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking, also sailed aboard the HMS Sultan

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Fluck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fluck 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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