Buchholz Family History
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Buchholz Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived near a beech wood, from Middle High German buoch ‘beech’ + holz ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a place named Buchholz, of which there are numerous examples, especially in northern Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Buchholz ‘beech wood’ (see 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Eichholz, Buchwald, Wachholz, Eichhorn, Bockholt, Birkholz, Bergholz