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The HENKE surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 7,557 4348 0.003 28
United States (1880 census) 1,026 5336 0.002 21
Change since 1880 +6531 +988 +0.001 +7
Other Countries
Australia 176 8488 0.001 11
United Kingdom 0 0
Top States for HENKE by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Wisconsin 1,100 453 0.021 205
Missouri 762 892 0.014 136
Minnesota 522 1027 0.011 106
Texas 505 4274 0.002 24
Illinois 495 2581 0.004 40
Top States for HENKE by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
North Dakota 205 284 0.032 319
Wisconsin 1,100 453 0.021 205
Missouri 762 892 0.014 136
Minnesota 522 1027 0.011 106
Nebraska 146 1360 0.009 85


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called HENKE live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called HENKE represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called HENKE in Wisconsin than any other state, but you are more likely to find a HENKE by picking someone at random in North Dakota than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of HENKE

Region of origin: Europe

Country of origin: Germany

Language of origin: German

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the HENKE surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of HENKE in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 95 1.26
Mixed Race 61 0.81
Native American/Alaskan 33 0.44
Asian/Pacific 29 0.38
Black/African American 17 0.22
White (Caucasian) 7,322 96.89

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the HENKE surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of HENKE in historical publications

Sorry, we don't have any information on the meaning of HENKE.

Similar names to HENKE

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HENKE.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for HENKE

The following words are slight variants of HENKE that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.