Meaning and Origin of: Hake

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the Old Norse byname Haki (cognate withHook), given originally to someone with a hunched figure or a hooked nose.
  • North German : variant ofHaack.
  • 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.