When Niesje Hendriks Wind was born on 29 June 1792, in Sintjohannesga, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Hendrik Jans Wind, was 41 and her mother, Lijsbeth Jans Miggels, was 38. She married Jouke Johannes Akkerman on 25 May 1817, in Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 25 October 1877, in Rohel, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 85.
Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Gerhard, Elfriede, Florian, Kajetan, Klaus, Kurt, Reinhold, Wilhelm.
English (Durham): topographic name for someone who lived by a winding path, ascent, or stream, from Middle English wind (Old English (ge)wind). Alternatively, a nickname from Middle English wind, perhaps for someone who was as speedy as the wind (compare 2 below).
German, Danish, and Dutch: nickname from Middle High German, Middle Dutch wint ‘wind’, Middle High German also ‘greyhound’, denoting a swift runner or a boaster, one who is full of wind.
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