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SOURCE: Given Name
OTHER FORMS: Wilke
Meaning & History
Polish: from Polish wilk
‘wolf’, probably from an Old Slavic personal name containing this element, but perhaps also applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a wolf or connected with wolves.
Scottish and English: from a medieval personal name, a back-formation from Wilkin
, as if that contained the Anglo-Norman French diminutive suffix -in.
North German: variant of Wilke