When Hans Herzig was christened on 14 April 1726, in Kirchdorf, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Herzig, was 27 and his mother, Christina Springer, was 26. He married Anna Kernen on 6 January 1747.
Some characteristic forenames: German Erna, Fritzi, Hans, Horst, Markus, Monika.
German (eastern and central Germany and Silesia, Switzerland): variant of Herzog .
German: from a short form of any of several ancient Germanic personal names composed with hard ‘strong, hardy’, for instance Herto.