Kwak Family History
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Kwak Name Meaning
Korean: there is only one Chinese character used for the surname Kwak. Some sources list 52 clans for Kwak, but only two clans can be documented. The founder of the Ch’ongju Kwak family was an official during the reign of Shilla King Hon’gyong (875–886) named Kwak Sang. The founder of the other Kwak clan, the Hyonp’ung clan, was named Kwak Kyong, and migrated to Korea from Song China in 1133.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kwon, Pak, Kwok, Kwan, Oak, Wack, Iwai, Kawai, Raak, Way