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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Hungarian : from a derivative of the personal name Bak (see Bak).
  • Hungarian : habitational name from a place called Baksa.
  • Czech (Bakša); Slovak (Baksa or Baxa); Croatian (Baksa or Bakša) : nickname from a derivative of bak ‘bull’.
  • Croatian (Bakša) : from a pet form of the personal name Bratoljub. The Croatian family name is found mostly in Istria.

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