Belka Family History
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