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Updated January 17, 2024

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English : topographic name from Middle English flasshe ‘pool’, ‘marsh’. This is thought to be from Old Danish flask ‘swamp’, ‘swampy grassland’, ‘shallow water’.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant spelling of Flasch.
  • Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Flasch.

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