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Type Surname
Usage German
Other Forms FormsBachtel, Bechtel, Bechtle, Bechler, Bendel, Bechel, Bechtol, Becher

Meaning & History

Variant of German Bechtel.

Famous bearers are Alison Bechdel (Dykes to Watch Out For comic strip creator and author) and John Bechdel (industrial and alternative metal keyboardist).

The Bechdel-Test (named after Alison Bechdel) is a legitimate measure of the representation of women in fiction.
Added 1/18/2021 by noisynora