Keicher Family History
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Keicher Name Meaning
from the East Prussian dialect word Keicher ‘small cake’, ‘pastry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a pastrycook. South German: from Middle High German kichen ‘to gasp for breath’, hence a nickname for an asthmatic or someone perpetually out of breath. Compare Kaucher. habitational name for someone from a place called Kaichen in Hesse.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press