Horch Family History
Horch Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): perhaps a habitational name from Horchheim in the Rhineland named from Middle High German hork horec ‘dirt’ + heim ‘home dwelling place’. German: topographic name for someone who lived in a swampy place from Middle High German hor ‘mire mud’. German: nickname for an eavesdropper from Middle High German horchen ‘to listen’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022