This name is derived from Zacharias, the name of an Old Testament Prophet, as well as the father of John the Baptist in the New Testament.
Early Origins of the Zack family
The surname Zack was first found in Austria
, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Zach became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation.
Early History of the Zack family
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Zack Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Zach, Zack, Zak, Zech, Zeck, Zek, Zaech, Zaeck and many more.
Early Notables of the Zack family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Zack family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Zech, who came to Pennsylvania in 1751; Conrad Zech settled in Texas in 1846; Joseph Zach came with his family to Texas in 1854; Edward Zach came to Philadelphia in 1877.
Contemporary Notables of the name Zack (post 1700)
- Maria Strollo Zack, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Robert Zack Bronson (b. 1974), former professional American football safety
- Peter Zack Geer (1928-1997), American Democratic politician from Georgia
- Zack Killpack, American actor, known for Laser Grapes of Space Wrath (2008)
- Zack Lively (b. 1987), American actor best known for his role as Heath on ABC Family's GREEK
- Zack Nipper, American artist from Omaha
- Zack Eskridge (b. 1988), American NFL and CFL quarterback
- Zack Exley (b. 1969), American political and technology consultant
- Zack Whyte (1898-1967), American jazz bandleader
- Zack "Buck" Wheat, American baseball player