Last name: PITCHER

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PITCHER : This last name is indexed 70,713 times on Geneanet!

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PITCHER : 1: English (mainly 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.2: Possibly from German Pitscher from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German bītan ‘to endure’ or bittan ‘to wish or ask for’ or from a variant of Pietsch.

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