Hans Gasser

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Gasser was born on 28 April 1795, his father, Melchior Gasser, was 33 and his mother, Barbara Schweizer, was 31. He died on 23 December 1869, at the age of 74.

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Melchior Gasser
Barbara Schweizer
Hans Georg Gasser
Anna Gasser
Veronica Gasser
Melchior Gasser
Hans Gasser
Melchior Gasser
Melchior Gasser
Georg Gasser

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    Name Meaning

    German and Swiss German (also Gässer); Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in a side street or alley, from a derivative of Middle High German gazze, German Gasse, Yiddish gas. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and in Slovenia (see 3 below).

    English (Hampshire): unexplained.

    Slovenian: of German origin (see 1 above). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the Slovenized variant Gaser and possibly also Gasar.

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

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