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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Polish
Pronounced Pron. ZAH-k  [key]
Other Forms FormsŽák (Czech), Žáik (Slovak), Zack, Zach

Meaning & History

A nickname given to youthful or studious people. Comes from the Polish zak, meaning "student" or "schoolboy". It originally meant "novice" or "candidate for the priesthood", and so in some cases it is perhaps a nickname for someone who had been destined for holy orders.
Added 7/19/2014 by anonymous
Edited 9/21/2018 by Sofia and Beautiful Victory

See Also

User submission Žák