The ancient roots of the Beuchberger family are found in the German state of Bavaria
. Beuchberger was a local
name, for someone who lived in Bavaria. The surname Beuchberger is composed of the two elements Buch
, which are also surnames themselves. The portion Buch
is a local surname that is derived from the German word buohe
, which means beech tree
. This name was given to a person who lived by a beech tree, a beech wood, or a beech grove. The name Buchholz
, which means beech grove
, is also the name of several places in Germany
. Beuchberger is also traceable to the German towns named Buch and Buchenwald and natives of these towns often adopted the name as their own.
Early Origins of the Beuchberger family
The surname Beuchberger was first found in Bavaria
, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Buchberg became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation.
Early History of the Beuchberger family
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Beuchberger Spelling Variations
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia
. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations
of Beuchberger include Buchberg, Buchberger, Buchburg, Buchburger, Buckberg, Buckberger, Bukkberg, Bukkberger, Bukkburg, Bukkburger, Beuchberg, Beuchberger, Beuchburg, Beuchburger, Beuckberg, Beuckberger, Bueckburg, Beuckburger, Beukkberg, Beukkberger, Beukkburg and many more.
Early Notables of the Beuchberger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beuchberger family to the New World and Oceana
German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant
farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Beuchberger surname or a spelling variation of the name include: settlers who traveled to and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and in Canada during the 18th and 19th centuries.