Meaning and Origin of: Bak

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian : from the medieval personal name Bak. This personal name probably existed in Polish and Ukrainian too, but Rymut derives the surname from bakać ‘to scold or yell’.
  • Slovenian : unexplained. The Slovenian name comes from the southern part of the Kras region of southwestern Slovenia.
  • Dutch : variant of Bakke.
  • Korean : variant of Pak.