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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Spelling variations of this family name include: Enck, Enk, Enckler, Encke, Enke, Encking, Enking and others.
Early Notables of the Enke family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Enke family
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..