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Sak Name Meaning

Polish: from a reduced form of the personal name Isaak (see Isaac). Polish and Hungarian (Szák): from Polish sak, Hungarian szák, ‘fishing net’, ‘sack’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of nets or sacks. Dutch: variant of Zack, a short form of the personal name Zacharias or Isaak. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Sack.

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


Similar surnames: Sack, Mak, Sas, Bak, Sax, Rak, Say, Sik, Salk, Sam

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What did your Sak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sak. 52% of Sak men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Sak women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sak were Box Maker and Maid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    52%
  • Polisher
    10%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Box Maker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    28%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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