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Name Schwenk
Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsSchwank, Swank, Schwanke, Schwenke, Swenk, Swink, Schwan, Schwann, Schwahn, Swan, Schwaner, Schwenger, Schwinger, Swannick, Swanwick, Swancock, Swannick, Swennick, Swancot, Swancott, Swancock
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Meaning & History

Variant spelling of Schwanke, or apparently a nickname referring to a person's gait, derived from Middle High German swenken meaning "to swing back and forth, to sling" (see Schwenke 1).
Added 10/18/2022 by General9696