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Gelles Name Meaning

German and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the female personal name Gele.

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


Similar surnames: Geller, Tilles, Gellis, Gell, Gilles, Galler, Nelles, Telles, Delles

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Gelles Family Origin

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Gelles Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Gelles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Gelles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Gelles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gelles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gelles census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gelles. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gelles. For the veterans among your Gelles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gelles Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gelles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gelles in 1956 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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