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Origin of Name Alkire
Posted by: Gary Radcliffe (ID *****2476) Date: May 16, 2003 at 01:00:02
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Thanks to Jurgen Rech of Germany:

a common name in germany is "allgeier" (also with ey), english spelling
would be allgire or possibly all the other versions in your post - it simply
means "from the allgäu" which is a region in the far south of germany.

Gary Radcliffe
West Covina, CA

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