When Hans Christensen Fischer was born on 16 December 1764, in Knabberup, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Christen Hansen, was 31 and his mother, Birthe Hendrichsdatter, was 26. He married Mette Joensdatter on 6 November 1794, in Nørup, Koldinghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Uldum, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark for about 11 years. He died on 12 May 1819, in Nørup, Koldinghus, Denmark, at the age of 54, and was buried in Nørup, Koldinghus, Denmark.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Erwin, Gerhard, Helmut, Fritz, Klaus, Horst, Dieter, Franz, Ernst.
German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle High German visch, German Fisch ‘fish’ + the agent suffix -er. This form of the surname is also established in some other parts of Europe, notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Hungary, and the Netherlands. In Poland, Czechia, Croatia, and Slovenia it is (also) established in the Slavicized forms Fiszer (Polish) and Fišer (see Fiser ). Compare Fisher .
Scottish: variant of Fisher .
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