Name: Bach

Origin and Meaning of the Name Bach

  • Meaning:
    Stream; baker
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  • Meaning:
    Stream
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  • Meaning:
    Man from Sebaste
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  • Meaning:
    Dark, shady
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (bak)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Bach)
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Miscellaneous Info for Bach

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  • Used in:
    Catalan, Czech, English, German and Polish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Bach is a surname which appears in several languages. In Germany the surname is either derived from the Middle High German 'bach' (stream) or is an occupational name for a baker. In Polish and Czech it is a diminutive of Sebastian. In Catalan the name comes from the word 'obac' (dark, shady). Its most famous bearer was the German Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach.

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