-ko

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-ko is a Germanic and Old High German diminutive suffix used to create diminutive forms of names. A variant form is -ka.

Originally the ending was used for both genders. Today it is only used for male names.

In Old High German it changed to -cho which later merged with another Germanic diminutive -─źn (see also -chen).

In Frisian and Low German it changed to -ke, sometimes shortened to -k.

A creative spelling variant is -co.

List of Names with the suffix -ko