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Type Surname (from occupation)

Meaning & History

The name "Redenbacher" appears to be a combination of two parts: "Reden" and "Bacher". Here's what I found about the meanings of these parts:

- "Reden": This name has multiple origins. It's a Filipino name, but also has English, Italian, Hindi, and African Dutch (Afrikaans) origins⁵. The name implies a pioneering spirit and is associated with leadership, focus, and achievement.

- "Bacher": This is a German and Swiss German topographic name. It comes from the Middle High German word "bach" meaning "stream", and the suffix "-er" denoting an inhabitant. So, "Bacher" would mean an inhabitant who lived by a stream or someone from a place called Bach or Bachern¹.
Added 3/15/2024 by UncleJay
Edited 4/29/2024 by Mike C