Paek Name Meaning

Korean: There is only one Chinese character for this surname. Although some sources indicate that there are 157 different clans of the Paek family, modern research has shown them all to have derived from a single clan, the Suwon Paek. The clan’s founding ancestor was named Paek U-kyong; he migrated to Korea from China in 780.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pak, Pae, Saeki, Paik, Baek, Pasek, Pack, Pavek, Park, Patek

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Between 1964 and 2004, Paek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Paek in 1964 was 72, and 60 in 2004.

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