Buckel Family History
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Buckel Name Meaning
German: from a pet form of the personal name Burkhart. German: descriptive nickname for a person with a hunchback. Possibly a German metonymic occupational name for a metalworker, from Middle High German buckel ‘(embossed) buckle on a shield’. English: variant spelling of Buckle.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press