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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Dweller by the beech tree

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swiss German : probably an Americanized spelling of Büchi (see Bueche), a pet form of Burkhardt; this is a common PA German name (see Peachey).
  • Probably also an altered spelling of the English topographic surname Beechey, from Old English bēce ‘beech tree’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

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