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Re: Surname Origin Henkes
Posted by: Erhard Henkes Date: January 31, 2001 at 15:08:42
In Reply to: Surname Origin by Henricus Johannes Henkes of 282

Henkes is German. It comes from Henrich (=Henry).
My Henkes' ancestors can be followed to the region of Kassel (Germany) until the 15-16th century.
The Henkes which emigrated to US where called Hanks.


Best regards,
Erhard Henkes
(D-64683 Einhausen, Hessen, Germany)


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