Umfleet Family History
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Umfleet Name Meaning
Altered spelling of English (Worcestershire) Anfleet or Amphlett, a topographic name from Middle English an flete ‘by the stream’, in this case most probably the River Severn. Old English fleot ‘stream’, ‘estuary’, ‘creek’ is a common place-name element in English (see Fleet). Holt Fleet ‘the wood by the river’ is the name of a place on the River Severn near where this surname was established in the 14th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press