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Surname:  Becker
Branch:  Becker
Origins:  German
More Info:  Germany

Background:  From becker, the same as backer, a baker. It may be from becher, a cup or goblet, from bechern, to tipple; "der Becher" (German), drinker, a tippler; the same in Dutch. And another background: From the German "becker," meaning baker, or one who bakes bread. 2) One who created wooden vessels such as cups, mugs, and pitchers, derived from Middle High German "becher," meaning cup or goblet, from Greek "bikos," meaning pot or pitcher.




Motto:  Bis vivit qui bene, He lives twice who lives well.


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Name Variations:  Becker, Becks, Beck, Becker, Baker, Becher, Becquer, Becher, Beccher, Beckker, Bekker.

References:
One or more of the following publications has been referenced for this article.
The General Armory; Sir Bernard Burke - 1842.
A Handbook of Mottoes; C.N. Elvin - 1860.

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