Hans Leonard Schneider

Male2 March 1684–

Brief Life History of Hans Leonard

Hans Leonard Schneider was born on 2 March 1684, in Fleinheim, Heidenheim, Württemberg, Germany as the son of Jerg Schneider and Maria Lutz.

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Jerg Schneider
1647–
Maria Lutz
Elizabeth Schneider
1669–
Hans Jerg Schneider
1671–
Michael Schneider
1675–
Margaretha Schneider
1678–1721
Maria Schneider
1680–1680
Andreas Schneider
1682–
Hans Leonard Schneider
1684–
Susanna Schneider
1685–
Johann Leonhard Schneider
1687–
Barbara Schneider
1691–1692

Sources (3)

  • Hanss Leonhardt Schneider, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Hanß Leonhardt Schneider, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Hanß Leonhardt Schneider, „Deutschland, ausgewählte evangelische Kirchenbücher 1500-1971“

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Franz, Erwin, Fritz, Dieter, Manfred, Heinz, Alois, Ewald, Helmut.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This surname is also established in many other parts of Europe, notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, and Czechia. In Czechia, Slovakia, Croatia, and Slovenia it is also established in Slavicized forms (see 2 below). In part, Schneider is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname, originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola, Slovenia (see Kocevar ). Compare Sneider 1, Snider 1, and Snyder 1.

Germanized form of Czech, Slovak, Croatian, and Slovenian Šnajdr or Šnajder, and Czech Šneidr, Šneider, Šnejdr, and Šnejder, surnames of German origin (see above).

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

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