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Re: Surname Origin
Posted by: Oliver Senckpiehl Date: October 01, 1999 at 17:36:57
In Reply to: Re: Surname Origin by J.Henke of 282

Henke = Hangman doesn't feel right for me. I'm a native German and have no idea where Henke comes from, but I can't imagine it stands for Henker. As for Heike, that's a female first name, not too common, but I guess everybody in Germany knows somebody with this name. The male version is Heiko.

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