Last name origins & meanings:
- German: topographic name for one who lived am Ach ‘on
the Ach’ (a river name), the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.
- Swiss German: variant of Amacker.
- Hans am Acher emigrated from Oberhasle, Switzerland, to the
Carolinas in 1742.
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