Buchalter Family History
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Buchalter Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Buchhalter ‘bookkeeper’, probably an occupational name for someone who kept the books of the Jewish community. Respelling of South German Buchhalter, a topographic name for someone who lived on a beech-covered slope, from Middle High German buoche ‘beech tree’ + halde ‘slope’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bucher, Burkhalter, Halter, Buckhalter, Buchner, Bichler, Buchmiller