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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Afrikaans
Pronounced Pron. [fan ni.ˈkɛrk]  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Topographic name for any of the various locations named Nieuwerkerk in The Netherlands or Nieuwerkerken in Belgium. The name itself means "of the new church" from Dutch van meaning "of" combined with nieuw meaning "new" and kerk meaning "church".
Added 8/4/2017 by HL
Edited 1/1/2022 by Frollein Gladys and HL