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Meaning and Origin of: Zak

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : God remembers; renowned by God

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Polish (Żak), Czech (Žák), and Slovak (Žáik) : nickname for a youthful or studious person, from Polish ̣zak ‘student’, ‘schoolboy’. The original meaning of this word was ‘novice’, ‘candidate for the priesthood’, and so in some cases it is perhaps a nickname for someone who had been destined for holy orders.

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