Onken Surname History
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Onken Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Onken may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Onken may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Onken Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Onken come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Onken originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Onken Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Onken name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Onken vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Onken were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Onken.
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Onken Family Tree
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- Hermanus Godfried Onken
- Hajo H Onken 1935 - 2011
- Margaret G Onken 1921 - 1998
- Isabelle E Onken 1897 - 1992
- Hans Onken 1894 - 1970
- Lillian Onken 1890 - 1983
- William Onken 1899 - 1989
- Ruth Helen Onken 1918 - 2009
- Emil Onken 1896 - 1958
- Gottfried Onken 1908 - 1976