Chacko Family History
Chacko Name Meaning
Indian (Kerala) and Jewish (from India): from a vernacular pet form of the personal name Jacob found among Christians in southern India and Jews of Cochin. — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames this name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US. Americanized form of Slovak Čačko: nickname from čačka ‘toy plaything’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press