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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 lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (57 - with occupations)".

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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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