Bakke Family History
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Bakke Name Meaning
Dutch: from Middle Dutch bac ‘bucket’, ‘bin’, ‘beaker’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such vessels. Dutch: nickname for someone with a peculiarity of the mouth, jaw, or cheek, from Dutch bakke ‘cheek’, ‘side’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named with Old Norse bakki ‘hillside’, ‘bank’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press