Wachs Family History
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Wachs Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of beeswax, from Middle High German wahs, German Wachs ‘wax’. Wax was important in former times, being used for example to make candles and for sealing letters.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dachs, Sachs, Ochs, Nacht, Fuchs, Hach, Wack, Hache, Pach, Sacks