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Enke Early Origins



The surname Enke was first found in Salzburg, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Enke Spelling Variations


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Enke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Enck, Enk, Enckler, Encke, Enke, Encking, Enking and others.

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Enke Early History


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Enke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Enke research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1791 and 1865 are included under the topic Early Enke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Enke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Enke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Enke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Enck, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1743; as did Hans Peter Enck in 1751; and Johann Jacob Enck in 1764; Heinrich Enckler came to Philadelphia in 1863..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Enke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Enke (post 1700)



  • Christie G. Enke, American academic chemist, known for her work in electrospray ionization and mass spectrometry
  • Fred A. Enke (1897-1985), American college men's basketball coach
  • Konrad Enke (b. 1934), German swimmer in the 200 m breaststroke event; he won five national titles in 1954-1955 and 1957-1959
  • Karin Enke (b. 1961), German three-time gold, four-time silver Olympic speed skater, active in the 1980s
  • Robert Enke (1977-2009), German international football goalkeeper

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    11. ...

    The Enke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Enke Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 June 2015 at 08:36.

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