Trenkamp Family History
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Trenkamp Name Meaning
Altered spelling of German Threnkamp, a topographic name for someone living by a hummocky field, from Middle Low German trint ‘round’, ‘hump’ + kamp ‘enclosed field’, ‘domain’. The element trint occurs frequently in field and place names, such as Drentwede (Hannover), Trendelenburg (Westphalia). German: perhaps also a topographic name from Middle High German tren ‘drone’, ‘bumblebee’ + kamp ‘field’, ‘domain’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Telkamp, Overkamp, Seekamp, Kamp, Hasenkamp, Oldenkamp, Steinkamp