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Early Origins of the Pfleger family

The surname Pfleger was first found in Belgium and Luxemburg, where the name 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. The name was first recorded in Luxemburg, a Grand Duchy of Europe and a province of Belgium. The House of Luxemburg is descended from Count Conrad who died 1086. Towns of the area including Viesalm, Herbeumont, Bertrix, Marche and Bastogne. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Pfleger family

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Pfleger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fleige, Fleger, Flegin, Flegelberg, Fliglperger, Flogen, Pfleger, Fleck and many more.

Early Notables of the Pfleger family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Pfleger family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pfleger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Pfleger, who settled in Dubuque Co. IA in 1853
  • Gotleib Pfleger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1853
  • Franz Pfleger, who settled in New York, NY in 1870

Contemporary Notables of the name Pfleger (post 1700)

  • Michael Louis Pfleger (b. 1949), American Roman Catholic priest and a social activist in Chicago
  • Helmut Pfleger (b. 1943), German chess Grandmaster and author

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