Anna Meyer

1737–3 October 1790 (Age 53)
Niederbipp, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Anna

Anna Meyer was born in 1737, in Niederbipp, Bern, Switzerland. She married Jakob Schuerch on 28 November 1765, in Niederbipp, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 3 October 1790, in Rohrbach, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Jakob Schuerch
1735–
Anna Meyer
1737–1790
Marriage: 28 November 1765
Elisabeth Schuerch
1765–1826
Daniel Schuerch
1768–
Hans Jakob Schuerch
1774–1848
Katharina Schuerch
1778–1780

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1765Niederbipp, Bern, Switzerland
  • Children

    (4)

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 65510;2007: 114895; 2010: 150895)German and Swiss German: from Middle High German meier, a status name for a steward, bailiff, or overseer, which later came to be used also to denote a tenant farmer, which is normally the sense in the many compound surnames formed with this term as a second element. Originally it denoted a village headman (ultimately from Latin maior ‘greater, superior’). This form of the surname is also established in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine); see also 3 below. Compare Maier , Mayer , Meier , and Myer .Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Meyer, from Hebrew Meir ‘enlightener’, a derivative of or ‘light’ with the prefix m-. Compare Maier , Majer , Major , Mayer , Mayor , Meier , and Meir .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Settlemire
    Tiemeyer
    Saddlemire
    Piere
    Majer
    Turnmire
    Lodermeier
    Nordmeyer
    Wittmeyer
    Reitmeier
    Westermeyer
    Moyer
    Niedermeyer
    Weltmer
    Wiedmeyer
    Spigelmyer
    Ortmeier
    Longmire
    Wibbenmeyer
    Reinkemeyer
    Linsenmeyer
    Wedemeyer
    Merson
    Obermeyer
    Steffensmeier
    Moyers
    Niemeyer
    Meyering
    Meggers
    Ostermeier
    Springmeyer
    Sellmeyer
    Steinmeyer
    Stegmaier
    Meir
    Maier
    Lindenmeyer
    Lenzmeier
    Staudenmaier
    Tegtmeier
    Neumeyer
    Piepmeier
    Luetkemeyer
    Rustemeyer
    Wolfmeyer
    Stottlemyer
    Meijer
    Waltermire
    Mayr
    Sandmeyer
    Meyerson
    Meyerowitz
    Schollmeyer
    Majoros
    Meier
    Priesmeyer
    Vietmeier
    Plassmeyer
    Spellmeyer
    Rodemeyer
    Wischmeyer
    Strohmeyer

    Sources (7)

    • Anna Meyer in entry for Hanss Jacob, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Anna Meyer in entry for Jacob Schüsch, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Anna Meyer in entry for Elisabeth, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

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