Dechert Family History
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Dechert Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German decher, techer ‘unit of ten’ (from Latin decem). This was a measure used particularly with reference to hides, furs, and parchment; the inorganic -t suggests that this was an occupational name, probably for someone who handled such items.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dechant, Pecher, Dickert, Decker, Becher, Deckert, Fecher, Recher