When Heinricus Gass was christened on 27 August 1592, in Rümlingen, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland, his father, Werner Gass, was 35 and his mother, Agnes Mangolt, was 34.
South German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in a street in a city, town, or village, Middle High German gazze, German Gasse, Yiddish gas ‘street, side street’.
Altered form of German Gast .
Scottish (southwestern): habitational name from Gasse (Kirkcudbrights).
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