Shinnko
My great grandmother's surname was Shinnko. I can find very little on it. There is a surname "Shinko" and the former is probably an alternate spelling of the latter. Her father was born in Czechoslovakia. Just curious as to the origin and meaning of it, thanks.
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Shinko ia an Americanization of Hungarian Simkó (see tinyurl.com/qhwbqoh) which is derived from Simon. What looks like a geminate in Shinnko is probably an .
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Thanks! My great-grandmother's mother's maiden name was Sabana. Any idea where that came from and what it means?Thanks again.
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Mr. Sabana is listed as being born in Czechoslovakia, too.
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