Polak Family History
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Polak Name Meaning
Polish, Czech (Polák), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for someone from Poland. In the case of the Ashkenazic name, the reference is to a Jew from Poland. The name of the country (Polish Polska) derives from a Slavic element pole ‘open country’, ‘cleared land’. This surname is found throughout central and eastern Europe.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dolak, Polk, Polan, Pelak, Kolak, Polyak, Bosak, Pola, Poliak, Pilat