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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vinke

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Alt. Meaning

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vinke

Heinz was born on May 22nd, 1920 in Barby, Germany. He breathed his last breath on February 26th, 1944.


He died on September 6th, 1702.


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Popularity of Vinke as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vinke U.S.
  White 95.21% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vinke

People with the last name Vinke are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Vinke

  • How Popular is the name Vinke? As a last name Vinke was the 118,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Vinke? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Vinke was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Vinke: Your name in reverse order is Ekniv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vneik. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vinke? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 146 people with the last name Vinke.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vinke? Vinke is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Vinke born Jul 20, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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