Browse Submitted Surnames
This is a list of submitted surnames in which the person who added the name is menke
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two hypotheses: either from the Greek agyrmos
meaning "symposium, meeting" which was the name of the first day of the Misteri Eleusini
in Athens.... [more]
(or Alfano) three possibilities: from the German word halfer
("helper"), from a place called Alfano, which is supposed to be from the Arab al fannan
("wild donkey"), and Alfana is the name of a race (as in type) of Arab horses, so could be someone related to horses.
(or Alpino) possibly denoting a person from the Alpes.
There are two hypotheses: the first is it derived from the Latin name Amelius which came from Amius, name of Etruscan origin; the other is it derived from Amali, name of a mighty Ostrogothic family, which means "virgin of the forest".
originally French, used to be de Ax
, meaning "from Ax", several possible places called Ax or Aix or variants.