Radtke Family History
Radtke Name Meaning
North German: variant of Radeke . Germanized form of Polish and Czech Radek Polish and Sorbian Radka Sorbian Radk and probably also of some other similar Slavic cognate based on the element rad ‘merry glad’. Germanized form of Sorbian Ratk and Ratka: from a pet form of any of various personal names formed with the Slavic element rat ‘battle’ (from Old Slavic ratь) such as Ratisław in which the second element means ‘glory’ or ‘famous.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022