Kunigund Decker

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

The Life Summary of Kunigund

Kunigund Decker was born in 1525, in Bönnigheim, Besigheim, Württemberg, Germany as the daughter of Baurenz Decker. 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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Family Time Line

Hans Toecker
1525–1566
Kunigund Decker
1525–1572
Marriage: 1557
Margaretha Decker
1557–1635
Johannes Toecker
1561–
Christof Toecker
1564–1565
Anna Toecker
1566–

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(1)

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

Dekker
Dicker
Decaire
Deck
Deckert
Deckman

Sources (9)

  • 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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