What does the name Shake mean? Find out below.
Etymology: OE. shaken schaken, AS. scacan sceacan; akin to Icel. & Sw. skaka, OS. skakan, to depart, to flee. √161. Cf. Shock (v.)
From Middle English schaken, from Old English sceacan, scacan (“to shake”). from Proto-Germanic *skakaną (“to shake, swing, escape”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keg-, *(s)kek- (“to jump, move”). Cognate with Scots schake, schack (“to shake”), West Frisian schaekje (“to shake”), Dutch schaken (“to elope, make clean, shake”), Low German schaken (“to move, shift, push, shake”) and schacken (“to shake, shock”), Swedish skaka (“to shake”), Dutch schokken (“to shake, shock”), Russian скака́ть (skakátʹ, “to jump”). More at shock.
shake was also found in the following language(s): Japanese
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People with the last name Shake are most frequently White