Reichenbach Family History
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Reichenbach Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various minor places, particularly in Baden-Württemberg and Hesse, so named from Old High German rihhi ‘rich’, ‘powerful’ (i.e. strongly flowing) + bah ‘stream’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German reich ‘rich’ + Bach ‘stream’ (see 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press