Bak Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian: from the medieval personal name Bak. This personal name probably existed in Polish and Ukrainian too, but Rymut derives the surname from bakac ‘to scold or yell’. Slovenian: unexplained. The Slovenian name comes from the southern part of the Kras region of southwestern Slovenia. Dutch: variant of Bakke. Korean: variant of Pak.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mak, Ban, Sak, Bar, Bank, Pak, Baka, Rak, Ba, Bake

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Bak Family Origin

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Bak Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Machinist

    17%

In 1880, the most common Bak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Bak's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bak family was Machinist. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bak.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Bak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bak in 1942 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bak

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