[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Suffix -ke
lindakbowen at cox.net
Sat Nov 16 12:16:20 PST 2013
It is my understanding that it indicates Slavic influence.
In my family my Schmidtke was probably Schmidt at one time.
On 11/16/2013 12:39 PM, Katrin Hanko wrote:
> could somebody explain me the meaning or origin of the suffix -ke in many German family names - like Radke, Reschke, etc. etc.
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