20 September 1850–20 November 1850 Hamilton, Indiana, United States
The Life of Deborah
When Deborah Leonard was born on 20 September 1850, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States, her father, Henry Lannert Leonard, was 34 and her mother, Rachel Knapp, was 29. She died on 20 November 1850, in her hometown, at the age of 0.
1 English and French (Léonard): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ (a late addition to the vocabulary of Germanic name elements, taken from Latin) + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’, which was taken to England by the Normans. A saint of this name, who is supposed to have lived in the 6th century, but about whom nothing is known except for a largely fictional life dating from half a millennium later, was popular throughout Europe in the early Middle Ages and was regarded as the patron of peasants and horses.2 Irish (Fermanagh): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhionáin or of Langan .3 Americanized form of Italian Leonardo or cognate forms in other European languages.