Belkin Family History
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Belkin Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Beylke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Beyle (see Belin), with the Slavic suffix -in. Russian: patronymic from the nickname Belka meaning ‘squirrel’ (a derivative of bely ‘white’, referring to the animal’s white stomach).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Belin, Elkin, Balkin, Belka, Temkin, Zeldin, Peskin, Belman, Nelkin