Balk Family History
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Balk Name Meaning
German: from a short form of a Slavic equivalent of the personal name Valentinus. Dutch: from balk ‘timber’, ‘beam’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter or a nickname for a big man.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bank, Balke, Ball, Falk, Bald, Back, Kalk, Walk, Balik, Bark