Leonhard Keller

11 July 1845–May 1846
Thurgau, Switzerland

The Life of Leonhard

When Leonhard Keller was born on 11 July 1845, in Thurgau, Switzerland, his father, Johannes Keller, was 42 and his mother, Barbara Dolder, was 38. He died in May 1846, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Keller
1803–
Barbara Dolder
1807–
Johannes Geoerg Keller
1836–
Johannes Heinrich Keller
1841–1841
David Keller
1843–
Leonhard Keller
1845–1846
Anna Elisabetha Keller
1852–1852

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Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

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

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  • Leonhard Keller, "Schweiz, Taufen, 1491-1940"

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