Nelkin Family History

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Nelkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Slavicized form of ornamental name from German Nelken ‘cloves’, ‘carnation’.

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


Similar surnames: Belkin, Elkin, Etkin, Henkin, Peskin, Zeldin, Belin, Temkin, Meskin

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Nelkin Family Origin

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Nelkin Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    100%

In 1880, the most common Nelkin occupation in the USA was Merchant. 100% of Nelkin's were Merchants.

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Nelkin Historical Records

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Nelkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Nelkin Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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