Elisabetha Barbara Hecht

from 1680 to 1695–
Baden, Germany

The Life Summary of Elisabetha Barbara

Elisabetha Barbara Hecht was born from 1680 to 1695, in Baden, Germany. She had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Johann Jacob Ruff.

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Family Time Line

Johann Jacob Ruff
1670–
Elisabetha Barbara Hecht
1680–
Johann Jacob Rüffel
1710–1773
Anna Margaretha Ruff
1711–1797
Anna Catharina Ruf
1713–
Jacob Ruff
1716–1716
Clara Magdalena Ruff
1717–
Johann Georg Ruff
1721–
Ruprecht Ruff
1724–1788
Elisabetha Barbara Ruff
1727–
Johann Georg Ruff
1730–

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Children

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Manfred, Kurt, Otto, Arno, Erwin, Ingeborg, Reinhard, Ute, Ernst, Guenther, Gunter, Gunther. Jewish Mendel, Hyman, Emanuel, Sholem, Levi, Rivka, Shimon, Yehuda, Yisroel, Aryeh, Avrohom.German: from Middle High German hech(e)t ‘pike’, a metonymic occupational name for a fisher or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by a sign depicting this fish. In some instances it may have been a nickname because of resemblance with a pike or perhaps given to a rapacious and greedy person.Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Hecht or Yiddish hekht ‘pike’.

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

Possible Related Names

Hechtman

Sources (22)

  • Elis Barbara in entry for Elisabetha Barbara Rustin, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Elisabetha Barbara in entry for Clara Magdalena Ruff, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Elisabetha Barbara Hecht im Eintrag für Elisabetha Barbara Ruff, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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