Benke Family History
Benke Name Meaning
German: shortened form of Beneke . Germanized form of Sorbian B'enk B'enka and B'enko: from a pet form of the personal name Benedikt (see Benedict ) Bernat (see Bernard ) or Old Sorbian Benisław. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Benedek (see Benedict ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press