Pitcher Family History
Pitcher Name Meaning
English (chiefly eastern and southern): from an agent derivative of Middle English pich ‘pitch’, hence an occupational name for a caulker, one who sealed the seams of ships or barrels with pitch. English: variant of Pickard 2. Possibly from German Pitscher, from the short form of a personal name formed with Old High German bitan ‘to endure’, or bittan ‘to wish or ask for’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press