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Multiple Origins for the Surname Bucher


German


The name Bucher is derived from the German word "buoche," which means "beech tree." The name was taken on both people and by some places. Hereditary surnames began to be adopted after the 12th century, in German, and names that were derived from locations became particularly common. The surname Bucher may have been taken on by someone who lived near a beech tree or beech grove, or may have come from someone who lived in one the places so named.

Bucher Early Origins



The surname Bucher was first found in Bavaria, where the name Bucher made a great early contribution to the feudal society of early Europe. The name Bucher became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses where members continued to play important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, which resulted a each group sought to enhance its power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Bucher Spelling Variations


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Bucher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bucher, Bucker, Bukker, Buchen, Buchert, Bucken, Buchere, Buckere, Buecher, Buecker, Buekker, Buechen, Buecken, Buchere, Buckere, Bocher, Bocker, Bochen, Bocken, Bochere, Bockere, Boecher, Boeker, Boecker, Boechen, Boeken, Boechere and many more.

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Bucher Early History


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Bucher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bucher research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bucher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bucher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bucher Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bucher Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bucher Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Bucher, who arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • William Bucher, who landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Richard Bucher, who landed in Virginia in 1638

Bucher Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Bucher, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1724
  • Nicalus Bucher, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Nickel Bucher, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Hans Albrecht Bucher, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Jacob Bucher, who landed in Carolina in 1734
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bucher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johan Bucher, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Lorenz Bucher, who landed in America in 1807
  • Adam Bucher, who arrived in New York in 1836
  • John Bucher arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Franz Jakob Bucher, who landed in North America in 1843
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bucher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bucher (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Oliver Boone Bucher (1890-1962), American Commandant Virginia Military Institute (1947-1950)
  • John R. Bucher, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924 (alternate), 1928
  • John Conrad Bucher (1792-1851), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1831-33; County Judge in Pennsylvania, 1839-51
  • John C. Bucher, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1912
  • Harvey A. Bucher, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1948
  • George H. Bucher, American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate, 1863-65
  • Carlton G. Bucher, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Mayor of White Plains, New York, 1951
  • Donald Roy Bucher (b. 1927), American hospital administrator
  • Charles Augustus Bucher (b. 1912), American educator
  • James Quinter "Jim" Bucher (1911-1994), American Major League Baseball player
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Bucher


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Suggested Readings for the name Bucher



  • The Bucher/Booker Family, 1686-1990: From Klein Gartach Wurttemberg, Germany to Frederick County, Virginia, to Harrison and Jefferson Counties, Kentucky, to Knox and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, to the Illinois Countis of Jasper, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, and Sangamon by Charles Lee Booker.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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    The Bucher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bucher Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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