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Flamm Surname History

Flamme history is a long one.  It was first written down as a name in Colonge in 1135 as a Order of Knights Charter (Order of the Teutons).  From there they held the position of Duke of Saxony.  Prince Fredic von Flamm was one of the many prince to help Martin Luther.  They helped the Kings of Prussia in taking Saxony by betraying the Austrians.  The modern name Flamme is a mispelling of the name Flamm (first known case is that of Adolf Flamm on Ellis Island) and became the name for all Flamms.  Flamme is commonly mistaken as a French name and relatives of the La Flammes but there is a rivalry between the two families.

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Flamm Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

As a Flamm myself, I have a vast knowledge of our country of origin.  Flamm is a name of German origin, mainly in Lower Saxony.  It was thought that this surname was originally a title for a blacksmith.

Flamm Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Flamm come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Flamm are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

Flamm Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Names like Flamm transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Flamm were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Flamm. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Flamm name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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