Fielding Surname Origin
This family trace their descent to the Earls of Hapsburgh, in Germany. Geffery, a son of Edward of Holland, served with Henry III. in the wars of England, and because his father had dominions in Lauffenburgh and Renfelden, he took the name of Felden or Fielding.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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