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  • David Torstensson Hak (bef.1257 - 1302)
    Nævnes 1277, var 1278 vidne i et skøde fra Grev Jakob til st. Clare Kloster i Roskilde og da Ridder, 1288 nærværende ved Forhandlingerne i Helsingborg, blev 1289 Drost, fratrådte denne stilling 1292, k...
  • Dora van der Hak (1866 - 1943)
    kein Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivscf.:
  • Frederika van der Hak (1885 - 1943)
    cf.: Joods Monument
  • Harry van der Hak (1942 - 1943)
  • Hugo van der Hak (1901 - 1943)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs:Hak, Hugo van dergeboren am 11. Februar 1901 in Hanau / - / Hessen-Nassau wohnhaft in HanauInhaftierung: 20. Juni 1943 - 14. September 1943, Westerbork, Sammel...

About the Hak surname

Hak is unique surname used by only a handful of families originally from Rainawari in Kashmir- India. Hak is not a surname in a real sense. The original surname of all Hak families is Tiku. It is said the family once had a large land holding arround their houses, which was leased out to professional farmers to grow a common Kashmiri vegetable 'Hak"(Green Leaf that is similar to leaf over Knol Khol)' As the distribution of this popular leafy vegetable from these feilds widened, people started identifying the familiy with it. As Hak became a symbol of family's recognition, it was adopted as surname.