Buchner Family History
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Buchner Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, a variant of Buch + the suffix -(n)er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name from any of various places called Buchen, for example in Baden (east of Heidelberg). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a scholar or scribe, from German Buch ‘book’, Yiddish bukh + the agent suffix -ner.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press