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Fleming Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for someone from Flanders. In the Middle Ages there was considerable commercial intercourse between England and the Netherlands, particularly in the wool trade, and many Flemish weavers and dyers settled in England. The word reflects a Norman French form of Old French flamenc, from the stem flam- + the Germanic suffix -ing. The surname is also common in south and east Scotland and in Ireland, where it is sometimes found in the Gaelicized form Pléimeann. German: variant of Flemming, cognate with 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Flemming, Flaming, Flemings, Freking, Lein, Emling, Fearing, Leming

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Fleming Family Origin

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Fleming Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fleming. The most common Fleming occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Fleming's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fleming family was Annuitant.

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Fleming Historical Records

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Fleming Life Expectancy

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Famous Fleming Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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