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Schmidtke is a German surname.


== Geographical distribution ==
As of 2014, 78.5% of all known bearers of the surname Schmidtke were residents of Germany, 11.7% of the United States, 2.5% of Canada, 1.9% of Poland, 1.5% of Brazil and 1.2% of Australia.
In Germany, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average in the following states:
1. Schleswig-Holstein (1:2,312)
2. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (1:3,037)
3. Brandenburg (1:3,186)
4. Hamburg (1:3,940)
5. Saxony-Anhalt (1:4,903)
6. Lower Saxony (1:4,946)
7. Bremen (1:5,030)
8. North Rhine-Westphalia (1:5,253)


== People ==
Alfred Schmidtke (1870sā€“?) German New Testament researcher
Fredy Schmidtke (1961ā€“2017), German track cyclist
Ned Schmidtke (born 1942), American film and television actor
Rosemarie Schmidtke, German rower
Sabine Schmidtke, Islamic scholar from Germany


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