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What does Beacher mean?

Beacher Pronunciation of Beacher [beach-er] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Beacher is "near the beech trees". Usually a surname. 19th-century preacher Henry Ward Beecher.

Associated with: old english, trees, surname, 19th century.


Beacher has 5 variants: Beach, Beachy, Beech, Beecher and Beechy.

Creative forms:
(male) Beachler, Beachley, ..

(female) Beachbel, Beachna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Beacher Zakary (B.Z.), ..

How popular is Beacher?

Beacher is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#61544 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Beecher is the only prominent varying form of Beacher (outside Top 2000). This form of Beacher was at the height of its popularity in the 1910s. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beecher in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beacher and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Beacher is alike in pronunciation to Becher and Butcher. Other suggested similar names are Ancher, Archer, Bachelor, Bailer, Baker, Balder, Balfer, Banner, Barber, Barker, Baumer, Baxter, Bayler, Beacon, Beagen, Beale, Bealle, Beamen, Beamer, Bear, Beasley, Beatie, Beaven, Becker, Beecham, Beemer, Beiler, Berger, Bethel, Bracken, Braiser (see Brazier), Braizer, Brander, Braser, Brazer, Brazier, Bricker, Decker, Fischer, Flecher, Fletcher, Kacper, Leander, Leanther, Mather, Mercer, Neander, Packer, Seager, Thacher, Thatcher, Vischer, Weaver and Wernher. These names tend to be more commonly used than Beacher.

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