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Spivak

Spivak or Spivack is a surname of Ukrainian or Ashkenazi Jewish origin meaning singer. Spivack is a Germanized or Americanized version of Spivak. The name may refer to:

  • Charlie Spivak (1905 or 1907–1982), American trumpeter and bandleader
  • Daniel Spivak (born 1988), Canadian ice hockey player
  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (born 1942), Indian literary critic and professor at Columbia University
  • Gordon Spivack (1928–2000), American antitrust lawyer and Justice Department official
  • John L. Spivak (1897–1981), American reporter, author, and communist
  • Lawrence E. Spivak (1900–1994), American journalist and publisher
  • Lori Spivak (contemporary), Canadian jurist from Manitoba
  • Michael Spivak (born 1940), American mathematician
    • Spivak pronoun, a gender-neutral pronoun named after Michael Spivak
  • Mira Spivak (born 1934), Canadian politician from Manitoba; member of the Canadian Senate
  • Nissan Spivak (1824–1906), Bessarabian cantor and composer
  • Nova Spivack (born 1969), American internet entrepreneur
  • Olexandr Spivak (born 1975), Russian football player of the FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Russian football club
  • Sidney Spivak (1928–2002), Canadian politician from Manitoba