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.