Bach

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English

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Etymology

From German Bach. The surname was brought to the Anglo-Saxon world by immigrants from Germany, Denmark, etc.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Bach

  1. A surname of English-speakers.
  2. (music) Johann Sebastian Bach, a German organist and composer

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Danish

Etymology

From German Bach, also as a Germanization of the Danish surname Bak (hill).

Proper noun

Bach

  1. A surname of Danish-speakers.
  2. (music) Bach

German

Etymology

From Middle High German bach, from Old High German bah, from Proto-Germanic *bakiz. Cognate with English beach.

Pronunciation

Noun

Bach m (genitive Bachs or Baches, plural Bäche, diminutive Bächlein n or Bächelchen n)

  1. brook, stream

Proper noun

Bach ? (genitive Bachs)

  1. A topographic surname​.
  2. (music) Bach

Portuguese

Proper noun

Bach m

  1. (music) Bach (German composer)