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[Surname] Shenkenfelder
Where does this name originate from? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Looks GermanLooks like an Anglo-modified German name. Was it ever Schenkfelder or Shenckfelder?
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I agree. It must denote someone from a place called Schenkenfeld. There is a place of that name near Wurzburg in Central Germany (Franconia?), there may be others. Feld means field, Schenken means ...?
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