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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : (Achtziger) from achtzig ‘eighty’ + the agent suffix -er, in various possible applications, as for example a member of a council of eighty men, or a man obliged to pay regularly eighty units of currency in taxes.
  • German : (in southern Baden) modification of Achpiger, a habitational name for someone from Echbeck (Middle High German Ahbinge), a village in southern Württemberg situated on a bend (Bieg) of the river Aach.

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