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Volkov Name Meaning

Russian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic form from Russian volk ‘wolf’. The Russian name is derived from a nickname or older male personal name. The Yiddish name is in some cases an ornamental name, while in other cases it is a habitational name from places called Volkovo or Volki, now in Belarus, which in turn are derived from the name of the animal.

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

Similar surnames: Volk, Valko, Popov, Markov, Olk, Rokos, Holton, Milko, Voirol, Mollo

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Volkov life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Volkov in 1965 was 85, and 74 in 2004.

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