Lach Family History
Lach Name Meaning
Ukrainian Belorussian and Polish: ethnic name from East Slavic Lach ‘Pole’. This term is used in Czech and Slovak to denote the inhabitants of the northeastern part of Moravia near the Polish border. German: topographic name from Middle High German lāche ‘boundary marker’ or lache ‘pond’ or from a place called with either of these words. Germanized form of Slovenian Lah .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press