Boback Family History
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Boback Name Meaning
Ukrainian: see Bobak. Americanized spelling of Czech, Slovak, or Polish Bobak. Americanized spelling of the German habitational name Bobach, a habitational name derived from various farmsteads or rivers so named, or from place names such as Bobeck and Bobek. Possibly a Swedish ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘farm’ + back ‘hillside’ or an altered spelling of Swedish Bobäck, an ornamental compound of bo + bäck ‘stream’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press