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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bachman

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  • A user from Mississippi, United States says the name Bachman is of German origin and means "Man of the River".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bachman

Catherine Bach is an actress. She has been prominent since 1974. Catherine was given the name Catherine Bachman on March 1st, 1954 in Warren, Ohio, U.S.


Randy Bachman is a musician, songwriter, and radio personality. He has been prominent since 1960. Randy was given the name Randolph Charles Bachman on September 27th, 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


Tal Bachman is a pop rock musician. He was most active from 1992 to present. Tal was given the name Talmage Charles Robert Bachman on August 13th, 1968.


Tim Bachman is a rock music guitarist and singing. He plays Guitar. Tim was given the name Timothy Gregg Bachman on August 1st, 1951 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


James Bachman is a comedian, actor, and writer. He was most active from 1996 to present. James was given the name James Hamilton Bachman on February 24th, 1972 in Cuckfield.


Charles W. Bachman is a scientist in the field of computer science. Charles was born on December 11th, 1924 in Manhattan, Kansas.


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Popularity of Bachman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bachman U.S.
  White 95.13% 64.26%
  African American 0.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bachman

People with the last name Bachman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bachman

  • How Popular is the name Bachman? As a last name Bachman was the 2,763rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bachman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bachman is Sunday, March 22nd, 1874.
  • How unique is the name Bachman? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bachman. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bachman: Your name in reverse order is Namhcab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bacmhan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bachman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,057 people with the last name Bachman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bachman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Bachman as their last name.

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