Christina Barbara Eichhorn

3 October 1788–26 June 1793
Walldorf, Wiesloch, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany

The Life of Christina Barbara

When Christina Barbara Eichhorn was christened on 3 October 1788, in Walldorf, Wiesloch, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany, her father, Hans-Kaspar Caspar Eichhorn, was 45 and her mother, Anna Eva Appel, was 38. She died on 26 June 1793, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

Hans-Kaspar Caspar Eichhorn
1743–
Anna Eva Appel
1750–1813
Christina Eichhorn
1773–
Maria Elisabetha Eichorn
1775–1776
Maria Elisabetha Eichhorn
1777–1847
Anna Katharina Eichhorn
1780–1861
Magdalena Eichhorn
1782–1856
Georg Peter Eichhorn
1785–1852
Christina Barbara Eichhorn
1788–1793

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Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived on or near an oak-covered promontory, from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’ + horn ‘horn’, ‘promontory’.2 German: from Middle High German eichhorn ‘squirrel’ (from Old High German eihhurno, a compound of eih ‘oak’ + urno, from the ancient Germanic and Indo-European name of the animal, which was later wrongly associated with hurno ‘horn’); probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal, or alternatively a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a squirrel.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of 2.

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  • Christina Barbara Eichhorn, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Christina Barbara Eichhorn, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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