Mirkin Family History
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Mirkin Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Mirke, a pet form of the Biblical Hebrew name Miryam, a very ancient name of uncertain etymology, perhaps meaning ‘wished-for child’, from an Egyptian root mrj with the addition of the Hebrew feminine diminutive suffix -am.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Markin, Sirkin, Itkin, Merlin, Minkin, Zipkin, Witkin, Meskin, Miskin