Hodak Family History
Hodak Name Meaning
Croatian and Serbian: from a pet form of a (South) Slavic compound personal name such as Hodislav based on the element hod ‘to walk’ (from Old Slavic and South Slavic hoditi). Slovak and Czech (Hodák): from a pet form of an old compound personal name such as Hodislav based on the element hod ‘to do good to please’ (from Old Slavic goditi). Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): perhaps from a variant of chodak ‘clog wooden shoe’ a metonymic occupational name for a clog maker.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press