Belka Family History
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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