Mak Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Mai 2. Polish and Ukrainian: from a short form of the personal name Makary, Makar, or some other Slavic form of the Greek personal name Makarios ‘blessed’. Polish, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Slovienian: from mak ‘poppy’, a nickname for someone who grew poppies or (as a Jewish name) an ornamental name. Hungarian (Mák): from Mák, a short form of the ecclesistical personal name Makár, Hungarian form of Greek Makarios ‘blessed’. Dutch: variant of Mack 2 and 3.

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


Similar surnames: May, Mark, Sak, Man, Mar, Mok, Bak, Mako, Rak, Max

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Mak Family Origin

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Mak Family Occupations

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  • Quarry Labourer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Mak occupation in the UK was Quarry Labourer. 100% of Mak's were Quarry Labourers.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Mak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Mak in 1951 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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