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Flemming Family History

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 1891 there were 159 Flemming families living in Lancashire. This was about 21% of all the recorded Flemming's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Flemming families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Flemming surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Flemming ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Flemming. 30% of Flemming men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Flemming women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flemming were Bricklayer Heavy Worker and Domestic Servant. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
    30%
  • Incapacitated
    14%
  • Medical Practitioner
    9%
  • Bricklayer Heavy Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    68%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    8%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
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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 Australia, 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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