Posted By:R.M.(Dick)Swerdfeger
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Subject:Schwerdtfeger (1734-1798) name
Post Date:June 08, 2000 at 07:37:26
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/schwerdtfeger/messages/33.html
Forum:Schwerdtfeger Family Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/schwerdtfeger/

I am a descendant of Rev. Johan Samuel Schwerdtfeger. I have attempted to find what the name means in German, but have not really had a definitive answer. Best I have is "sword" (obviously) "cleaner" or "polisher" or "sharpener". Has anyone out there had any authoritive definition? Thanks!