Last name: SLACK

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SLACK : This last name is indexed 85,435 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SLACK : 1: English and Dutch: nickname for an idle person from Middle Dutch slac Middle English slak ‘lazy careless slow’ (Old English slæc).2: English: from Middle English slak ‘small shallow valley hollow in the ground’ (Old Norse slakki). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in or by a shallow valley or hollow or habitational for someone from any of numerous minor places so named principally in Derbyshire Yorkshire and Lancashire.3: Americanized form of Slovenian Slak 1 and perhaps also of Czech Šlak (see Slak 2).4: Americanized form of Czech Slach: from the personal name Slach a pet form of names beginning with Sla- e.g. Slavomír.

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