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What does Fleming mean?

Fleming Pronunciation of Fleming [flem-ing] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Fleming is "man from Flanders". Flanders is now Belgium. Author Ian Fleming.

Associated with: old english.


Fleming has 3 variants: Flemming, Flemmyng and Flemyng.

Creative forms:
(male) Feing, Fleman, ..

(female) Flemi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fleming Ved (F.V.), ..

How popular is Fleming?

Fleming is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#317 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Fleming entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #927 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fleming name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fleming outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fermin, Fielding, Firmin, Flainn (see Flann), Flaminio, Flamino, Flin, Flinn, Flint, Florino, Freman, Fremont, Frewin and Reeding (see Reading). These names tend to be more frequently used than Fleming.

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