The surname Babiak is derived from the Russian and Polish word baba, which means grandmother or old woman. Originally, this name meant "son of an old woman." It also developed into a nickname for an "old man."
Babiak Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Babyak, Babiuk, Babchak, Babchik, Babka, Baba, Babiak, Babych, Babytsch, Babenko, Babko, Bobiak, Bobyak, Bobchuk, Bobchiuk, Bobko and many more.
Migration of the Babiak family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Babiak Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Deonizy Babiak, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States from Buczacz, Austria, in 1907
Anton Babiak, aged 37, who settled in America from Leszczawa, Austria, in 1908
Bazyli Babiak, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States from Lakie, Austria, in 1909
Dmytro Babiak, aged 50, who landed in America from Lublankinysgy, Austria, in 1909
Andras Babiak, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Szlatina, Hungary, in 1910