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Jonke is a German surname of Hebrew origin[1] and it was derived from the Hebrew given name Yochanan (meaning: Jehovah has favoured me with a son).[2][3] The spelling variations of the surname Jonke includes Jonker, Yonke and Yonker. It appears in Germany, Austria and other German-language territories, as well in Slovenia, where surname appeared among Gottscheers.[4] The surname may refer to: