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Zak

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
5k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zak mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zak

User Submitted Origins

English
57%
Arabic
31%
Indian (Sanskrit)
6%
Jewish
4%
Slavic
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Zak is of English origin and means "Fun and joy".
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Zak means "God remembers" and is of English origin.
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International Interest
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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name, diminutive of Zachariah and Zachary.

Notable Persons Named Zak

Notable Persons Named Zak

Zak Starkey

Zak Starkey is a hard rock, alternative rock, britpop, post-punk, pop rock, and art rock musician. His ongoing career started in 1979. Zak was given the name Zak Richard Starkey on September 13th, 1965 in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Zak Orth

Zak Orth is an actor. He has been prominent since 1994. Zak was given the name Adam Zachary Orth on October 15th, 1970 in Libertyville, Illinois.

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Zak Penn

Zak Penn is a film director, screenwriter, and producer. Zak was born in 1968.

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Zak Zodiac

Zak was born on May 29th, 1990 in Norwich, England.

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Zak Cummings

Zak was born on August 2nd, 1984 in Irving, Texas, United States.

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Zak Dingle

Zak Dingle is a soap character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zak

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zak

Paul J. Zak

Paul was born on February 9th, 1962.

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Cezary Żak

Cezary Żak is an actor. They have been prominent since 1986. Cezary was born on August 22nd, 1961.

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Peter Zak

Peter Zak is a jazz musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to present. Peter was born on May 13th, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Gershon Zak

Gershon Zak was a hakfar hayarok and israel prize. His military service ended in 1949. Gershon was born in 1913 in Russian Empire. He passed away in 1989.

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Leocadia Zak

Leocadia Zak is a Director of the Trade, Development Agency, and Director of theTrade. Leocadia was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Ladislav Žák

Ladislav was born on June 25th, 1900 in Prague. He breathed his last breath on May 26th, 1973.

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  • Mirosław Żak

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zak U.S.
  White 96.08% 64.26%
  African American 0.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zak

People with the last name Zak are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zak

  • How Popular is the name Zak? Zak is the 8,542nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Zak was the 6,540th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zak have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,458 babies born with the first name Zak in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zak to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zak? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zak first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zak is Wednesday, April 16th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Zak born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zak was in 2004 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Zak Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zak is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Zak: The name spelled backwards is Kaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Kza. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zak? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,177 people with the last name Zak.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zak? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Zak as their last name.
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