Fackler Family History
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Fackler Name Meaning
occupational name for a torchmaker or for someone whose job was to light or carry a torch, from Middle High German vackel ‘torch’ + agent suffix -er. Eastern German: from a short form of the Slavic personal name Wenceslaw or other Slavic names beginning with Vech- or Vach. Americanized spelling of Fachler, an occupational name for a surveyor of fish pens (see Fecher).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Mackler, Hackler, Heckler, Kackley, Backer, Pickler, Hacker, Fassler