Terek Name Meaning

Hungarian (Terék): metonymic occupational name for a herbalist or healer, from terék, terjék ‘drug used against poisons’. Possibly a topographic name from Low German or Dutch ter Ek, meaning ‘at the oak’, from Middle Low German to ‘at’ + der (inflected definite article) + ek ‘oak’.

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


Similar surnames: Berk, Turk, Turek, Reek, Terra, Sterk, Pere, Herek, Deren, Teem

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Between 1950 and 2004, Terek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Terek in 1950 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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