Zak Surname History
The family history of the Zak last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Zak:
- Zak family history
- Zak country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Zak last name meaning & etymology
- Zak spelling & pronunciation
Latest Zak photos
These photos were uploaded by members of the Zak community on AncientFaces.
Zak Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
No one has submitted information on Zak country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section
No content has been submitted about the Zak country of origin. The following is speculative information about Zak. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The nationality of Zak is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Zak may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Zak Meaning & Etymology
No one has submitted information on Zak meaning and etymology. Add to this section
No content has been submitted about the meaning of Zak. The following is speculative information about Zak. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The meaning of Zak come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Zak originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
Zak Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
No one has added information on Zak spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section
No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Zak. The following is speculative information about Zak. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
In early history when few people could write, names such as Zak were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Zak. Family names like Zak transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over the years. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Zak last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
Last names similar to ZakZ'ak, Za'k, Zaka, Zakaa, Zakab, Zakabi, Zakabielski, Zakablokovsky, Zakabluk, Zakabluko, Zakablukov, Zakabogan, Zakabowitz, Zakabyny, Zakaciolo, Zakacs, Zakaei, Zakaev, Zakafsky, Zakagke
Zak Family Tree
Here are a few of the Zak biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Zaks
- Rbzn. Mrs. Avraham Zak Zer Kodesh)
- Rebzn. Mrs. Meir Zak אשת רבי מאיר Shmelkes ז"ק, אשת רבי מאיר ז"ק
- Leah Katz Rapaport [of Lvov] לאה כ"ץ Zak רפפורט, לאה כ"ץ רפפורט
- R' Abraham Zak of Shagorod Shagorod Zak
- Rabbi Meir Zak Kodesh) רבי מאיר Zer ז"ק, רבי מאיר ז"ק ? - 1653
- Rabbi Abraham Zak Zer Kodesh)
- Shmuel Zak (zera Kodesh) שמואל Shmelka ז"ק, שמואל ז"ק ? - 1687
- Roosje Waag Zak
- Seligmann Zak
- Freye Zak