Peak Family History
Peak Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places in different parts of England named in Old English with pēac ‘hill knoll peak’ including Peak (Hill) in Sidmouth (Devon) East and West Peek in Luffincot (Devon) a minor locality in Chiddingly (Sussex) once called Peke (now Peke's House) and the Peak District an area of rugged hills in northwest Derbyshire and adjacent counties. English: possibly a nickname from the Middle English word in 1 above denoting a stout thick-set man. English: shortened form of Peacock . Possibly also Irish: shortened form of McPeak .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022