Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts جاكا , 哈卡
Other Forms FormsJaka, Djaka, Jaca, Djaca
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 9/16/2016
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Xhaka ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.