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Flemming Name Meaning

German: ethnic name for someone from Flanders Middle High German vlaeminc. People from Flanders spread throughout Germany as well as England in the Middle Ages as clothmakers and dyers. English: variant of Fleming .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Fleming, Flaming, Flemings, Emling, Flemmings, Demming, Fuelling

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Where is the Flemming family from?

You can see how Flemming families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Flemming family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Flemming families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 230 Flemming families living in Ontario. This was about 39% of all the recorded Flemming's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Flemming families in 1911.
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What did your Flemming ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Flemming. 40% of Flemming men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Flemming women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flemming were Clerk and Income. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servant
  • Student
  • Stenographer
  • Income
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Census Records

There are 100,000 census records available for the last name Flemming. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flemming census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Flemming. 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 Cards

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Flemming. For the veterans among your Flemming ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Flemming lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Flemming life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Flemming in 1952 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

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