Humke Family History
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Humke Name Meaning
German: habitational name from a place so called near Lippe, originally named Hunebeke ‘dirty stream’. North German (Frisian): from a pet form of the personal name Hummo, a reduced form of the Germanic names Hugimar (composed of the elements hugi ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + mari ‘great’, ‘famous’) or Hunmar (composed of the elements hun ‘Hun’, ‘giant’ + mari ‘great’, ‘famous’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hunke, Hummer, Homme, Hilke, Hucke, Human, Lutke, Remke, Huske, Huppe