Boenker Family History
Boenker Name Meaning
German: of uncertain origin. Possibly a habitational name from a place called Bonk in the former West Prussia, or a variant or alteration of Bönke, from a Slavic personal name Bon (from boniti ‘to scare’), or an occupational name for a carpenter, a rounded form of Benker, from Middle High German bank ‘bench’ + the -er agent suffix.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press