Kuchar Family History
Kuchar Name Meaning
Czech (Kuchař) Slovak (mainly Kuchár) and Sorbian: occupational name for a cook from Czech kuchař Slovak kuchár Sorbian kuchar an agent derivative of Middle High German koch ‘cook’. This surname is also found among Rusyns (compare below and Kuhar ) while the Sorbian surname is found mainly in a Germanized form (see Kucher ). Americanized form of Polish Kucharz: from kucharz ‘cook’ (see 1 above). The surname Kucharz is also recorded among Rusyns (Lemkos); compare above and below. Germanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar ‘cook’ and a variant transliteration of its Ukrainian and Rusyn cognate Kukhar (see also above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press