Haack Family History
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Haack Name Meaning
North German: occupational name from Middle Low German hoke, hoker ‘huckster’, ‘hawker’, ‘peddler’ or possibly from Middle Low German hake ‘young fellow’. North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German hake, Dutch haak ‘hook’ (e.g. a fish-hook), perhaps a nickname for someone with some deformity such as a hunch back or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hooks.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press