Belkin Family History

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Belkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Beylke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Beyle (see Belin), with the Slavic suffix -in. Russian: patronymic from the nickname Belka meaning ‘squirrel’ (a derivative of bely ‘white’, referring to the animal’s white stomach).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Belin, Elkin, Balkin, Belka, Temkin, Zeldin, Peskin, Belman, Nelkin

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Belkin Family Origin

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Belkin Family Occupations

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In 1921, Merchant was the top reported job for people in the CA named Belkin.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Merchant

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Belkin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 528 military records available for the last name Belkin. For the veterans among your Belkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belkin Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Belkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Belkin in 1961 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

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