Hanke Family History
Hanke Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johan (see John). English: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Jehan (see John). English: in some cases, perhaps from Old Norse Anki, a pet form of a personal name with the first element Arn-, shortened from arnar, the genitive singular of orn ‘eagle’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press