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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the Old Norse byname Haki (cognate with Hook), given originally to someone with a hunched figure or a hooked nose.
  • North German : variant of Haack.
  • Dutch and North German : from the Germanic personal name Hac(c)o, a short form of a compound name beginning with the element hag ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant spelling of Hacke.

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