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ˈflɛm ɪŋflem·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fleming, Ian Fleming, Ian Lancaster Flemingnoun

    British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)

  2. Fleming, Alexander Fleming, Sir Alexander Flemingnoun

    Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)

  3. Flemingnoun

    a native of Flanders or a Flemish-speaking Belgian


  1. Flemingnoun

    A native or inhabitant of Flanders in Belgium.

  2. Flemingnoun

    Someone who speaks the Flemish language.

  3. Flemingnoun

    Ian Fleming, English writer.

  4. Flemingnoun

    Sir Alexander Fleming, Scottish bacteriologist.

  5. Etymology: flameng, from late Flæmingi, from Flǽmingr, from Middle Dutch Vlaminc, Vleminc, from Old Frisian (unattested) (cf. West Frisian Flaming), from flaumaz ‘flowing, current (water)’ and the patronymic suffix -ing ‘belonging to, descended from’. More at Flanders.


  1. fleming

    Fleming is a surname of Scottish origin. It is also used colloquially to refer to someone from Flanders, a region in Belgium. Additionally, it is the name of numerous famous individuals, most notably Sir Alexander Fleming, the Scottish biologist, pharmacologist, and botanist who first discovered the world’s first broad-spectrum antibiotic, penicillin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flemingnoun

    a native or inhabitant of Flanders


  1. Fleming

    Fleming is a town in Cayuga County, New York, United States. The population was 2,636 at the 2010 census. The name is that of General George Fleming, an early settler. The Town of Fleming is at the north end of Owasco Lake, south of Auburn, New York.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fleming is ranked #342 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Fleming surname appeared 90,677 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 31 would have the surname Fleming.

    71.7% or 65,024 total occurrences were White.
    22.7% or 20,638 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 2,004 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.1% or 1,986 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 562 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 472 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fleming in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fleming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Fleming in a Sentence

  1. David Oyelowo:

    I was asked specifically by the Fleming estate, which is really special.

  2. Nely Fleming:

    Sam Fleming sent two of his best friends from Texas to meet my parents and me( in Mexico).

  3. Chester Nez:

    We offer our heartfelt appreciation to the family for sharing Fleming Begaye Sr. life with us, may the Creator bless you and your family with strength and comfort.

  4. Isabella Rossellini:

    She was able to integrate so many cultures... she is not even American but she is totally part of American culture like she is totally part of the Swedish, Italian, French, European film making, she worked in five languages, she worked with directors from my father to Alfred Hitchcock, from Jean Renoir to Victor Fleming, from( George) Cukor to Ingmar Bergman, it gave her a range that is probably bigger than other Hollywood stars like Katharine Hepburn, to give one example.

  5. Nely Fleming:

    Then she reached into her purse and produced a measuring tape, and she said, ‘ This is to measure you for your wedding gown, ’ i am 5-feet-2, but at that time I felt up in the clouds – 6-feet-2 … like Sam Fleming was.

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