Caspar Schild

Male20 November 1659–13 October 1750

Brief Life History of Caspar

Caspar Schild was born on 20 November 1659, in Gsteig bei Interlaken, Gsteigwiler, Bern, Switzerland. He died on 13 October 1750, in Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 90.

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Sources (9)

  • Caspar Schilt in entry for Melcher Schilt, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Casapr Schilt in entry for Babi Schilt, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Caspar Schilt in entry for Caspar Schilt, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Kurt, Manfred, Johannes, Otto, Ewald, Gerda, Hans, Helmuth, Ilse.

German, Swiss German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker or painter of shields, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch schilt ‘shield’. Compare Schield .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schild ‘shield, (house) sign’, applied either as an artificial name or as a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by a sign. Compare Rothschild .

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

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