Jelle Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: probably a variant of Jelley. German and Frisian: from a Germanic personal name composed with gelt-, cognate with the verb gelten ‘sacrifice’, ‘repay’. Norwegian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Helle, Jelley, Selle, Nelle, Welle, Gille, Pelle, Yelle, Jehle, Gell

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Jelle Family Origin

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Jelle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Embroiderer

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Embroiderer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jelle. The most common Jelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Jelle's were Farmers.

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Jelle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Jelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jelle in 1964 was 69, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jelle

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