Gilgian von Kaenel

8 December 1666–
Aeschi Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Gilgian

When Gilgian von Kaenel was born on 8 December 1666, in Aeschi Ursenbach, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Caspar von Kaenel, was 50 and his mother, Barbli Schneiter, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Caspar von Kaenel
1616–
Barbli Schneiter
1624–
Anna von Känel
1646–
Hans von Kaenel
1649–
Caspar von Kaenel
1651–1732
Barbara von Kaenel
1651–
Barbli von Kaenel
1663–
Gilgian von Kaenel
1666–

Parents and Siblings

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+1 More Child

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch vonc, vonke ‘spark’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a smith.

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

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