Kunigund Decker

1525–4 November 1572 (Age 47)
Bönnigheim, Besigheim, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Kunigund

Kunigund Decker was born in 1525, in Bönnigheim, Besigheim, Württemberg, Germany. She married Hans Toecker in 1557. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 4 November 1572, in her hometown, at the age of 47.

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Hans Toecker
Kunigund Decker
Marriage: 1557
Margaretha Decker
Johannes Toecker
Christof Toecker
Anna Toecker

Spouse and Children




    Johannes Toecker


    Christof Toecker


    Anna Toecker


Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.2 Dutch: variant of Dekker , cognate with 1.3 English: variant of Dicker .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Künigund in entry for Anna Docker, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Kuenigund in entry for Bartholomeus Schutz, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Kunigund Tecker, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

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