The surname 'Beach' originates from England. It is variant of the name 'Beech', derived from the topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from the Middle English word 'beche' (Old Flemish 'bece', a byform of 'boece'). It is also a topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from the middle English word 'beche' meaning beech tree (Old English 'bece'). Public and Civil registry archive's confirm that the surname 'Beach' and or it's variant's, date as far back as the reign of King Edward III, were a 'Eufemia de la Beche', from Norfolk, England, is recorded. Information extracted from Historical, Public and Civil registry archive's has not definitely determined the exact period of settlement in North America but it is believed that the forefather's of the name 'Beach' were immigrant's from the British Isles, who emigrated, soon after the beginning of the great ...
Vairé argent and gules, on canton azure, a pile or (Beach); 2 and 3, gules, a fesse waby between three fleur-de-lus or (hicks). Mantling: gules and argent. Crest: i. on a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant argent, ducally gorged or, holding in the paws an escutcheo azure, charged with a pile also gold (Beach); 2. on a wreath of the colours, a bucks head couped and gorged with a wreath of laurel all proper (hicks). Motto: "Tout en bon heure."
Blazon of family Beach; souurces: Irish Names and Surnames by Rev.Patrick Woulfe. -Emigrants from England to the American Colonies 1773-1776 by Peter Wilson Coldham. - Burke's American Families the genological publishing company. - A Dictionary of Surnames by Hanks and Hodges,
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