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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (Cornwall and Wales) : variant of Jack.
  • Czech (Jačka), Polish, and German (of Slavic origin) : from a pet form (Czech Jač, Polish Jacz) of any of the various Slavic personal names beginning with Ja-, for example Jakub, Jan, Jacenty (see Jacek).

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