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Pfleger Early Origins



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.

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Pfleger Spelling Variations


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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.

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Pfleger Early History


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Pfleger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pfleger research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1705, 1806, 1861, 1635 and 1686 are included under the topic Early Pfleger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pfleger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pfleger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pfleger 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:

Pfleger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pfleger (post 1700)


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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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Pfleger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Pfleger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pfleger 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 15 January 2015 at 22:05.

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