The roots of the distinguished German surname Pflueger lie with the Middle High German word "pfluoc," meaning "plow;" and as such, it was thought to have originally been an occupational
name for a plowman.
Early Origins of the Pflueger family
The surname Pflueger was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Pfluger was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Pflueger family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pflueger research.Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1559, 1450, 1506, 1553, 1611, 1797 and 1846 are included under the topic Early Pflueger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Pflueger Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pfluger, Pflugger, Pffluger, Pfluggers, Pflugers, Pflugeres, Pfflugers, Pflugerr, Pfluggerr, Fluger, Pluger, Pleuger, Pleumann, Plemmons, Pflueger and many more.
Early Notables of the Pflueger family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the name Pflueger in this period include Conrad or Konrad Pflüger (c.1450-c.1506), one of the leading architects and master builders of the... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pflueger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pflueger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pflueger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Siemon Pflueger, who arrived in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1782 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Pflueger (post 1700)
- Robert S. Pflueger, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html