A decree by Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte, King of Westphalia, demanding that Jews adopt a family name means that Moses Meier takes the name of the county, becoming Moses Meier-Wittgenstein

(McGuinness, p.1, Monk, p.4, Wiener Ausgabe, p.11; Kanterian, p.12; Waugh, p.225).