Meaning and Origin of: Bachar

Family name origins & meanings

  • Jewish (Sephardic) and Turkish : occupational name for a spicer, from Turkish bahar ‘spices’, ‘aroma’.
  • Polish : derivative of Bach 6, a pet form of the personal nameBartłomiej (see Bartholomew).
  • Polish : nickname from the dialect terms bach ‘child’ or bachorz‘belly’.
  • Americanized spelling of Slovenian Bačar, a topographic name for someone living by the ravine of the river Bača, or a habitational name from Bača in western Slovenia, probably named with a reduced form of globača ‘ravine’, ‘gorge’.