Schenkel Family History
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Schenkel Name Meaning
German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with long or otherwise notable legs, from Middle High German schenkel, Middle Dutch schenkel, schinkel ‘thigh’, ‘lower leg’, German Schenkel ‘thigh’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schenker, Schendel, Schenk, Schindel, Schinkel, Schlenker, Steckel