Gilka
Does anyone have information or know anything about the surname Gilka. I think it might be German, but I'm not sure.
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It´s Polish or Slovak
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I don`t know eithier
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I can't find this name in any of my books. My guess would be: from AEGIDIUS.
Checking the telephone directory, I find most of the (rather few: 45) Gilkas in the east of Germany.
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There are more of the name in Poland: 334 who spell it Gi³ka, and 54 who spell it Gilka. Bydgoszcz, once ruled by Prussia, is a stronghold of both versions. The ending gives it a Slavic look, but Polish or Sorbian?
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