Buchwald Family History
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Buchwald Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech forest, from Middle High German buoche ‘beech’ + walt ‘forest’, or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places so named, mainly in eastern Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name, as in 1, or an ornamental adoption of it.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Buchholz, Wald, Buchta, Grunwald, Buchele, Berwald, Buchmann, Schwalm