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Buchalter Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Buchhalter ‘bookkeeper’, probably an occupational name for someone who kept the books of the Jewish community. Respelling of South German Buchhalter, a topographic name for someone who lived on a beech-covered slope, from Middle High German buoche ‘beech tree’ + halde ‘slope’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bucher, Burkhalter, Halter, Buckhalter, Buchner, Bichler, Buchmiller

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Buchalter Family Occupations

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Buchalter Historical Records

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Buchalter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Buchalter in 1962 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

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