Belka Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a tall, upright man, from belka ‘beam’, ‘timber’. Czech (Belka) and Slovak (also Bielka): from a pet form of the female personal name Bela meaning ‘white’, or, in some cases, possibly a nickname from belka ‘squirrel’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Beyle meaning ‘beautiful’ (related to French belle).

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


Similar surnames: Berka, Bella, Pelka, Belkin, Belman, Berko, Belke, Melka, Belle, Berk

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Belka Family Origin

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Belka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

In 1880, the most common Belka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Belka's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Belka family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belka.

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Belka Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Belka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Belka in 1954 was 79, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belka

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