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

Bach Origin and Meaning

The name Bach is a boy's name of German origin meaning "dweller near the brook".

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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lesliemarion Says:


Wonderful composer, but without context the name sounds like the baseball move.