Meaning and Origin of: Bacher

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : topographic name from Middle High German bach‘stream’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word, for example Bach or Bachern.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant ofBachar.
  • Danish : probably of German origin (see 1).
  • Respelling of Norwegian Bakker, a habitational name from any of the farmsteads so named (see Back).
  • English : variant of Baker.