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Becher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of wooden vessels, a shortened form of Becherer, the loss of the final syllable having occurred in the 15th century. German: occupational name for someone who distilled or worked with pitch, for example in making vessels watertight, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bech, pech ‘pitch’. Scandinavian: either the German name (see 1 and 2 above) or a variant spelling of Becker. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish bekher ‘cup’. English: topographic name, a variant of Beech with the habitational suffix -er.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bucher, Bacher, Brecher, Pecher, Becker, Bechler, Kocher, Recher

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Becher Family Origin

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Becher Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    19%
  • Assist Curate Of St Helens

    6%
  • Barrister Not In Practice

    6%
  • Captain On The Retired List Of Indian Army

    6%

In 1881, the most common Becher occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 19% of Becher's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Becher family was Captain On The Retired List Of Indian Army. Annuitant, Assist Curate Of St Helens and Barrister Not In Practice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Becher.

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