Peter Hostettler

Male23 August 1676–

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Hostettler was born on 23 August 1676, in Wahlern, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Hans Hostettler, was 46 and his mother, Anna Bruenisholz, was 43.

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Hans Hostettler
Anna Bruenisholz
Anna Hostettler
Christen Hostettler
Elsbeth Hostettler
Hans Hostettler
Christian Hostettler
Ulrich Hostettler
Uli Hostettler
Anna Hostettler
Peter Hostettler
Benedict Hostettler
Peter Hostettler
Bendicht Hostettler

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  • Peter Hostettler, "Suisse, Registres paroissiaux catholiques et luthériens, 1418-1996"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Phares, Bernhard, Hans, Kurt, Niklaus, Otto.

Swiss German: topographic name for someone living high on a mountainside, from Middle High German hōh ‘high’ + stat, stete ‘place’ + the diminutive suffix -l + the agent suffix -er. This surname is most common in the canton of Bern. Compare Hochstetler and Hostetler .

History: This is the name of a Swiss Mennonite and Amish family, originating from the canton of Bern, Switzerland. Among the Mennonites and Amish in the US it is most commonly found in the forms Hostetler and Hochstetler , and also as Hostetter , Hochstedler , and Hochstettler.

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

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