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Origin and popularity of the name AUCH


Auch : South German (mainly Stuttgart): metonymic occupational name for someone who minded cattle at night from Middle High German uhte ‘night watch night pasture’ or ‘time just before dawn’. Compare Auchter.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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