Else Munk

Brief Life History of Else

Else Munk was born in Havbro, Ålborghus, Denmark as the daughter of Niels Ottesen Munk and Birgitte Christoffersdatter Kruse.

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Niels Ottesen Munk
Birgitte Christoffersdatter Kruse
Otte Nielsen Munk
Berete Jensdatter Munk
Maren Munk
Kirsten Nielsdatter Munk
Else Munk
Else Jensdatter Munk
Christen Munk
Maren Munk

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    World Events (3)


    Treaty of Malmo. Denmark confirms Swedish independence under Gustavus Vasa.


    Denmark adopts Lutheranism as the state religion.


    Seven Year War begins. Fought between Sweden and Denmark.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Ezriel, Pinchos, Rivka, Shimon, Shmuel, Zev.

    German (also Münk), Scandinavian (mainly Danish), and Dutch: from Middle High German münich, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish munk, Middle Dutch munc ‘monk’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a monk, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a monastery. The surname of German origin is also found in France (Alsace). Compare Munck .

    German (Münk): from a short form of the medieval personal name Dominicus (see Dominick ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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