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Balkema Name Meaning

Frisian: from the personal name Baleke, a pet form of Baldewin (see Baldwin).

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


Similar surnames: Barkema, Harkema, Bajema, Balek, Balser, Anema, Alkema, Beukema

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Balkema Family Origin

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Balkema Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer & Town Clerk

    33%
  • Wagon Maker

    33%

In 1880, Farmer and Farmer & Town Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Balkema. The most common Balkema occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Balkema's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Balkema family was Wagon Maker.

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Balkema Life Expectancy

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