Deak Family History
Deak Name Meaning
Hungarian (Deák): occupational or status name for a scribe or a cleric or someone (else) who could write in medieval Latin from deák ‘scholar learned man’ (vocabulary variant is diák; see Diak ) and ultimately from Greek diakonos ‘deacon’. This surname is also found in Slovakia. Scottish (Glasgow): variant of Deek itself a variant of Dick with lowering and lengthening of the vowel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press