The German surname Dach is derived from the Old German word "dachs" or "dahs," meaning "badger." The name was probably given as a
to someone who resembled a badger in some way, perhaps with a streak of white in dark hair or with nocturnal habits. Dach was likely passed down as a surname to the descendants of a bearer of the
first began to pass down hereditary surnames.
, and Dach began to emerge as a surname. The first instances of Dach as a surname most likely occurred towards the end of the twelfth century, when surnames began to be passed down through a family line in Germany.
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of this family name include: Dach, Dachs, Das, Taks, Tax, Dache, Dax, Dacks and many more.