Barsch Family History
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Barsch Name Meaning
from Middle High German bars ‘perch’, hence a nickname, probably uncomplimentary, for someone thought to resemble a fish in some way, or a metonymic occupational name for a fish dealer or fisherman. nickname from Low German barsch ‘harsh’, ‘rude’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Harsch, Marsch, Bausch, Karsch, Bursch, Fersch, Barch, Dausch, Larch