Anna Jäck

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Jäck was born in 1694, in Müllheim, Thurgau, Switzerland, her father, Caspar Jäck, was 33 and her mother, Barbara Germann, was 25. She died on 28 March 1717, in her hometown, at the age of 23.

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Caspar Jäck
Barbara Germann
Hans Caspar Jeck
Joseph Jeck
Anna Margaretha Jäck
Anna Barbara Jäck
Anna Jäck
Hans Jacob Jäck
Susanna Jeck
Hans Ulrich Jäck
Abraham Jäk

Sources (1)

  • Anna Jegel, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Jak, Jakke, Jagge, Jake, Jeke, Jegge, a Picard-Flemish denasalized form of Old Picard and Middle Dutch Janke, a pet form of Jan (see John ). It was introduced by Flemings and Picards into Norman and Anglo-Norman usage, whence it became a common English and Scottish pet form of John. Although the surname is mainly Scottish in distribution, it also occurs in England, though the more common form there is Jackson .

English: occasionally perhaps from a Middle English borrowing of the Old French personal name Jacque(s) (James). However, it is uncertain whether English Jack was ever used as an alternative to James.

Native American (e.g. Navajo): adoption of the English personal name Jack (see 1 above) as a surname.

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

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