Belka Family History
Belka Name Meaning
Polish: nickname for a tall upright man from belka ‘beam timber’. Czech (Bělka) and Slovak: from a pet form of the female personal name Czech Běla Slovak Biela meaning ‘white’ or possibly a nickname from Czech bělka Slovak belka ‘animal with white or whitish hair’. Sorbian (Bělka B'elka): from a pet form of the Biblical personal name Abel or a nickname derived from běły ‘white bright fair’. Compare Belke Bielke Boehlke and Boelke . 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 2nd edition, 2022