Scripts 佐伯, 三枝木, 佐柄木, さえき (hiragana), サエキ (katakana)
Pronounced Pron. sah-e-kee
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Contributor Contrib.xratis on 4/30/2015
This surname is used as 佐伯, 三枝木 or 佐柄木 with 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 伯 (haku, eki) meaning "chief, count, earl, uncle, Brazil", 三 (san, zou, mi, mi'.tsu, mi.tsu) meaning "three", 枝 (shi, eda, e) meaning "bough, branch, twig, limb", 柄 (hei, gara, e, tsuka) meaning "design, pattern, build, nature, character, handle, crank, grip, knob, shaft" and 木 (boku, moku, ki, ko-) meaning "tree, wood."One bearer of this surname was film director Kōzō Saeki (佐伯 幸三) (1912-1972).Saeki is also used as a feminine given name and a place name (佐伯).