First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Engelke

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Engelke

Anke Engelke is a comedian and actress. Anke was given the name Anke Christina Engelke on December 21st, 1965 in Montreal. Anke is also known as Anke Christina Fischer.


Helge Engelke is a pop rock, hard rock, and rock music musician. He has been prominent since 1990. Helge was born Helge Engelke on September 24th, 1961 in Hanover. Helge is also known as Engelke and Heir.


Justin was born on April 3rd, 1974 in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa.


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Popularity of Engelke as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Engelke U.S.
  White 95.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.76% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Engelke

People with the last name Engelke are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Engelke

  • How Popular is the name Engelke? As a last name Engelke was the 17,752nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Engelke first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Engelke is Thursday, October 26th, 1876.
  • How unique is the name Engelke? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Engelke. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Engelke: Your name in reverse order is Eklegne. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekenelg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Engelke? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,578 people with the last name Engelke.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Engelke? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Engelke as their last name since less than 1 person in 189k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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