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Subject: Re: The surname Zacher
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: January 21, 2007 at 11:21 AM
Reply to: The surname Zacher by Ashley

Yes, a version of Zachary if Jean Tosti's explanation is accepted.

"Zacher Porté en Alsace-Lorraine, c'est un hypocoristique du prénom biblique Zacharie .."

The inhabitants of Alsace and Lorraine have German surnames more often than not. However, we have to cross our fingers that Zacher is not a spelling that bows to French pronunciation, as there is another German surname, Sacher.

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  • The surname Zacher - Ashley  Jan 19 2007, 7:41 AM
    • Re: The surname Zacher - Jim Young  Jan 21 2007, 11:21 AM