Hack Family History
Hack Name Meaning
North German: occupational name for a peddler (see Haack 1). North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge (see Heck 2). North German: perhaps also a topographic name from hach, hack ‘dirty, boggy water’. Frisian, Dutch, and North German: from a Frisian personal name, Hake. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish hak ‘axe’. English: variant of Hake 1.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press