The name Drescher derives from a few different sources. In some instances, it was a
surname, derived from a place named Dreshcer in the region of Thuringia. In the
derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Drescher was also an
surname derived from the word German word "drescher," which denotes a thresher of grain. As surnames began to be used, many adopted the name of their
as their surname.
The surname Drescher was first found in Thuringia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
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of this family name include: Drescher, Dresch, Dresche, Dresher, Dresh, Dreshe, Dresher and many more.