Anna Knopf

about 1603–
Böblingen, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Anna

Anna Knopf was born about 1603, in Böblingen, Württemberg, Germany. She married Jacob Decker on 6 May 1623, in Böblingen, Württemberg, Germany.

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Jacob Decker
Anna Knopf
Marriage: 6 May 1623

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6 May 1623
Böblingen, Württemberg, Germany

Name Meaning

German (also Knöpf) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German knopf ‘swelling’, ‘lump’, ‘knob’, ‘button’, ‘glob’, modern German Knopf, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of buttons, normally of horn; a nickname for a small, rotund man (especially in Swabia, where the term also has the sense ‘dumpling’); or a topographic name for someone who lived by a rounded hillock.

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

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  • Anna Knopf, "Deutschland, Heiraten 1558-1929"

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