Flemings Family History

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Flemings Name Meaning

English: patronymic or plural variant of Fleming. Anglicized form of Dutch Vlemincks, a patronymic from Vleminck, an ethnic name for someone from Flanders, Middle Dutch vleminc.

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

Similar surnames: Fleming, Flemming, Flaming, Levings, Flemmings, Clemans, Levins

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Flemings Family Origin

Where is the Flemings family from?

Flemings Family Occupations

What did your Flemings ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Flemings occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Flemings's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Flemings family was Labourer. Farmer and Fisherman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Flemings.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Flemings ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Flemings Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Flemings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flemings census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 557 immigration records available for the last name Flemings. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Flemings. For the veterans among your Flemings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flemings Life Expectancy

What is the average Flemings lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Flemings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Flemings in 1948 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flemings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flemings ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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