Fluegel Family History
Fluegel Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of south German Pflügl, Pfliegl, metonymic occupational names for a plow maker or, by extension, for a farmer, from a diminutive of Middle High German pfluoc ‘plow’. topographic name from the field name Flügel, literally ‘wing’, denoting a jutting piece of land extending beyond the boundaries of a farmer’s land.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press