Becker

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Becker

  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Johannes Becker (1769-1833).

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Becker

  1. An English habitational surname, from Old Norse from Old Norse bekkr (brook).
  2. An English occupational surname, from Old English from Old English becca (mattock) for a mattock or pickaxe maker.
  3. A German occupational surname, from German from Becker (baker).
  4. A locale in the United States.
    1. A city in Minnesota; named for politician George Loomis Becker.
    2. An unincorporated community in Mississippi.
    3. An unincorporated community in Texas.
  5. A male given name transferred from the surname.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Backer is the 357th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 87,859 individuals. Becker is most common among White (94.9%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Distribution of the surname Becker in Germany

Etymology[edit]

From Beck (baker) (from Middle High German becke), or a variant spelling of southern German Bäcker (baker).

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Becker m or f (genitive Beckers)

  1. A common surname, from occupations​.