Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
44,911 Global BEACH Family Members
Sunday 10th December
2pm (New York), 7pm (Ire)
Our digital global family gatherings
Wales' First Minister Family Message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
BEACH Family HistoryThis interesting surname is much less clear cut in its origins than it may seem at first. It is true that it can be topographical, and derive from the Olde English pre 7th century 'bec', therefore describing one who was resident by beech Trees or a beech orchard, as beech nuts were collected as part of the medieval winter diet. However the most likely explanation is that the surname has a quite different meaning altogether. It probably derives from "Baec" as in the modern 'beck' and meaning a small river or stream, since it was necessary to live as close to fresh water as possible.
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Areas of Origin for BEACH
Invite more BEACH family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the BEACH tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest