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BACHMAN - Name Meaning & Origin


Last Name Meaning & Genealogy Links for the Surname BACHMAN


The Bachman surname, comes from the Hebrew ben chayim, meaning "son of life." Alternatively, a German place name for "one who dwells by the stream."

Surname Origin:

Hebrew, Dutch, German

Alternate Surname Spellings:


Genealogy Resources for the Surname BACHMAN:

Common Surname Search Tips
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BACHMAN Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of Bachman ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - BACHMAN Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the Bachman surname.

BACHMAN Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Bachman surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - BACHMAN Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - BACHMAN Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - BACHMAN Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name Bachman.

MyCinnamonToast.com - BACHMAN Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the Bachman surname.

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

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