Wachtel Family History
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Wachtel Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German wahtel ‘quail’, a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher, or a nickname for a person thought to resemble the bird. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name taken from German Wachtel or Yiddish vakhtl ‘quail’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wachter, Kachel, Lichter, Pachter, Nacht, Rachel, Achter, Bacher