Beach Family History
Beach Name Meaning
English: topographic name from Middle English beche ‘beech-tree’ (Old English bēce) or Middle English beche ‘stream’ (Old English bæce). Middle English beche may be from Old English bēce ‘beech’ or bæce ‘stream’ and without further evidence it is impossible to distinguish these in Middle English. Americanized form of Alsatian and German Bitsch: habitational name from Bitche (German Bitsch) in Alsace and Lorraine at the foot of the northern slope of the Vosges. Americanized form of German (mainly Hesse) Bitsch: unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022