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Becher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of wooden vessels, a shortened form of Becherer, the loss of the final syllable having occurred in the 15th century. German: occupational name for someone who distilled or worked with pitch, for example in making vessels watertight, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bech, pech ‘pitch’. Scandinavian: either the German name (see 1 and 2 above) or a variant spelling of Becker. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish bekher ‘cup’. English: topographic name, a variant of Beech with the habitational suffix -er.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Becher Family Origin

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Becher Family Occupations

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  • Civil Service

    33%
  • Clerk Hon. H B Co.

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Becher family was Laborer. The most common Becher occupation in Canada was Civil Service. 33% of Becher's were Civil Services. Civil Service and Clerk Hon. H B Co. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Becher.

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