Mak Family History
Mak Name Meaning
Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 麥 see Mai Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 墨 see Mo Also variant Romanization of the surname 莫 see Mo Polish and Ukrainian; Hungarian (Mák): from a short form of the personal name Makary (Polish) Makar (Ukrainian) Makár (Hungarian) equivalents of Greek Makarios ‘blessed’ a Christian saint's name. Polish Jewish (Ashkenazic) Slovak Slovenian and Croatian: metonymic occupational name for someone who grew poppies or a nickname for someone with a red face from Slavic mak ‘poppy’. It may also be a topographic name. As a Jewish name it is artificial. Dutch: from the ancient Germanic personal name Makko a pet form of a compound name with the first element māg- ‘kinsman’. Compare Mack .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022