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Balkan Name Meaning

Regional name for someone who lived in the Balkans, originally a Turkish word denoting a range of mountains in this area. Possibly a variant of English Balcombe (see Balcom).

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


Similar surnames: Balan, Backman, Ballon, Balian, Balin, Kalan, Salman, Talman, Barkman

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Balkan Family Origin

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Balkan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Balkan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Balkan's were Farmers.

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Balkan Historical Records

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Balkan Life Expectancy

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