From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Becker is one of the German-language surnames, along with Bäcker and Baecker, that derive from the [baːk]~[bɛk] root, which refers to baking. In northern Germany it can also derive from the word Beck for Bach (″Creek″ or ″brook″) to denote origin. The surname began as a name for a baker (and thus his family). Notable people with the surname include: