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Sak Surname Meaning

Polish: from a shortened form of the personal name Isaak (see Isaac ). Polish: from sak ‘fishing net’ ‘sack’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of nets or sacks. Americanized form of Hungarian Szák: from szák ‘fishing net’ ‘sack’ (see 2 above). Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sack . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 石 possibly based on its Hakka pronunciation see Shi

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sack, Mak, Sas, Bak, Sax, Rak, Say, Sik, Salk, Sam

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In 1921, Marchande was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Sak. 50% of Sak men worked as a Marchande. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Marchande
    50%
  • Labourer
    50%
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