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  • David Torstensson Hak (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, frat...
  • Hak-lo-tambe (deceased)
  • ? Hak (deceased)
  • ? Hák (deceased)
  • Aafje Hak (1809 - 1872)

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.