Last name origins & meanings:

  1. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, Middle High German bach ‘stream’. This surname is established throughout central Europe and in Scandinavia, not just in Germany.
  2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Bach ‘stream’, ‘creek’.
  3. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, Middle English bache.
  4. Welsh: distinguishing epithet from Welsh bach ‘little’, ‘small’.
  5. Norwegian: Americanized spelling of the topographic name Bakk(e) ‘hillside’ (see Bakke).
  6. Polish, Czech, and Slovak: from the personal name Bach, a pet form of Bartomolaeus (Polish Bartłomiej, Czech Bartoloměj, Slovak Bartolomej (see Bartholomew) or possibly in some cases of Baltazar or Sebastian).

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