Last name: FLAGG

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FLAGG : This last name is indexed 34,085 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FLAGG : English:: 1: habitational name from Middle English flag(ge) ‘turf sod block of peat’ (Old Norse flag). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived at a place where turves were cut or toponymic from a place so named such as Flagg Derbyshire. It may also be a nickname for someone who cut turves. Compare Flack.2: habitational name from Middle English flagge ‘reed rush’ for someone who lived in a place characterised by reeds or perhaps for someone who cut reeds for thatch.3: perhaps from Middle English flag(ge) ‘flagstone’ (Old Norse flaga) for someone who lived in a place where flagstones were found or quarried.

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