Last name origins & meanings:
- English: variant spelling of Butcher.
- German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood,
from Middle High German buoche ‘beech tree’ + the suffix
-er denoting an inhabitant.
- German: habitational name for
someone from any of numerous places called Buch.
(Bûcher): occupational name for a logger or woodsman, from a
derivative of buche ‘log’.
- One of the earliest immigrants of the Bucher family came from
Würzenhaus, Switzerland, to Philadelphia in 1735.
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