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.