Tack Family History
Tack Name Meaning
North German Dutch and Flemish: from Middle Low German tack(e) Middle Dutch tac ‘twig branch’ possibly a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn with the sign of a branch or perhaps a metaphoric (ironic) nickname. e.g. for a big man. Compare Dutch Tak . North German East Frisian North Frisian West Frisian Dutch and Flemish: from a shortened form of the Frisian personal name Tjadeke or of any other pet form of a compound name based on the ancient Germanic element theud ‘people race’ (compare Tabbert ). This surname is very rare in North East and West Frisia. North German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German tac ‘day’ + berht ‘bright’. English (Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire; of Norman origin): variant of Tagg .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022