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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

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Kwak Family Origin

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Kwak Family Occupations

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Kwak Historical Records

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Kwak Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kwak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kwak in 1951 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

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