Bak Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian: from the medieval personal name Bak. This personal name probably existed in Polish and Ukrainian too, but Rymut derives the surname from bakac ‘to scold or yell’. Slovenian: unexplained. The Slovenian name comes from the southern part of the Kras region of southwestern Slovenia. Dutch: variant of Bakke. Korean: variant of Pak.

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

Similar surnames: Mak, Ban, Sak, Bar, Bank, Pak, Baka, Rak, Ba, Bake

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Bak Family Origin

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Bak Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bak. 29% of Bak men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bak women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bak were Nailer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Blacksmith
  • Nailer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Housekeeper

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

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Bak Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bak in 1942 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

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