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Belkin Surname Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Beylke a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Beyle (see Belin ) formed with the Slavic possessive 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 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Belkin family from?

You can see how Belkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Belkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Belkin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Belkin family living in Middlesex. This was 100% of all the recorded Belkin's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Belkin families in 1891.
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What did your Belkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Belkin. 100% of Belkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Belkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belkin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Belkin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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What is the average Belkin lifespan?

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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