When Hans Heinrich Diener was born on 16 March 1673, in Fischenthal, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Uli Diener, was 29 and his mother, Cathri Diener, was 31. He married Catharina Wisamer on 22 March 1699. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.
Some characteristic forenames: German Bernhard, Erna, Erwin, Frieda, Gottlieb, Heinrich, Helmut, Kurt, Siegmund.
occupational name for a council official, Middle High German dienære. In larger centers of population, the term was also used to denote a representative of the local tradespeople.