Terek Family History
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Terek Name Meaning
Hungarian (Terék): metonymic occupational name for a herbalist or healer, from terék, terjék ‘drug used against poisons’. Possibly a topographic name from Low German or Dutch ter Ek, meaning ‘at the oak’, from Middle Low German to ‘at’ + der (inflected definite article) + ek ‘oak’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press