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Gender: Male Meaning of Bach: "dweller near the brook" Origin of Bach: German

The name Bach is a boy's name of German origin meaning "dweller near the brook". Bach and is often added to user-created lists like ONE SYLLABLE NAMES and discussed in our forums with posts like "Choose Their Stage Names".

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Although there are plenty of Bachs in the world besides Johann Sebastian, everyone will assume you're honoring the great composer -- and why not.

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