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Origin and popularity of the name BUCHE


Buche : 1: German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Buch (Germany Austria and Switzerland) Buchau (Bavaria) or Bucha (eastern Germany). Alternatively it may be a topographic name from Middle High German buoche ‘beech tree’.2: South German and Swiss German (Büche): see Bueche.3: English (Merionethshire): variant of Bouch.4: French: metonymic occupational name for a woodsman from buche ‘log’.


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

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