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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Johann Jacob Ruff
Elisabetha Barbara Hecht
Johann Jacob Rüffel
Anna Margaretha Ruff
Anna Catharina Ruf
Jacob Ruff
Clara Magdalena Ruff
Johann Georg Ruff
Ruprecht Ruff
Elisabetha Barbara Ruff
Johann Georg Ruff

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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.

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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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