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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Flemming

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International Interest
  1. A surname​.

Flemming was also found in the following language(s): Danish

Notable Persons Named Flemming

Flemming Povlsen is a soccer player for the Aarhus Gymnastikforening, Real Madrid Castilla, FC Köln, PSV Eindhoven, Borussia Dortmund, Brabrand IF, Denmark national under-21 football team, and Denmark national football team. Flemming was born on December 3rd, 1966 in Brabrand.


Flemming Ørnskov is a ceo, shire plc, and shire (pharmaceutical company).


Flemming Seritslev is a soccer player for the Papua New Guinea national football team, Vejle Boldklub, Kolding FC, and Denmark national football team. Flemming was born on February 18th, 1947 in Copenhagen.


Flemming Rasmussen is a strongman (strength athlete), powerlifting, and strongmanpowerlifter. Flemming was born on March 12th, 1968 in Denmark.


Flemming Jørgensen was a musician. Flemming was given the name Flemming Duun Jørgensen on February 7th, 1947 in Randers, Denmark. Flemming is also known as Bamse. He died on January 1st, 2011.


Flemming was born on June 30th, 1936. He left this life on March 3rd, 2009.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Flemming

Catherine was born on February 2nd, 1967 in Berlin.


Walther Flemming was a scientist. Walther was born on April 21st, 1843 in Schwerin. He passed away on August 4th, 1905.


Jr. Robert F. Flemming is a guitar manufacturer, inventor, and music teacher. Jr. was born in Baltimore.


Jane Flemming is an athlete. Jane was born on April 14th, 1965.


William Norman Flemming was a television sports journalist, television, and televisionsportsjournalist. William was born on September 3rd, 1926 in Chicago. He passed away on July 20th, 2007.


Brian Flemming is a film director, playwright, and activist.


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International Interest for Flemming

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Popularity of Flemming as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Flemming U.S.
  White 55.82% 64.26%
  African American 37.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Flemming

People with the last name Flemming are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Flemming

  • How Popular is the name Flemming? Flemming is the 53,095th most popular name of all time. As a last name Flemming was the 5,575th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Flemming have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35 babies born with the first name Flemming in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Flemming? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Flemming first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Flemming is Friday, March 16th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Flemming born? The highest recorded use of the first name Flemming was in 1928 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Flemming Factoid: According to the 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Flemming is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1953.
  • Weird things about the name Flemming: Your name in reverse order is Gnimmelf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lnmfmgei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Flemming? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,234 people with the last name Flemming.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Flemming? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Flemming as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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