Nelle Family History

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Nelle Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from the personal name Nelle, a pet form of Cornelius. South German: variant of Nell 2. Altered spelling of German Knell.

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


Similar surnames: Nell, Welle, Nolle, Neller, Pelle, Helle, Selle, Nuelle, Nelles

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Nelle Family Origin

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Nelle Family Occupations

What did your Nelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Air Ministry Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nelle. 17% of Nelle men worked as an Air Ministry Clerk and 40% of Nelle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nelle were Cardboard Box Mfg and Laundry Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Air Ministry Clerk
    17%
  • Auto mechanic
    17%
  • Builders Carpenter joiner
    17%
  • Cardboard Box Mfg
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Domestic Servant
    10%
  • Laundry Hand Presser
    10%
  • Laundry Work
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nelle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nelle 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 957 immigration records available for the last name Nelle. 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 513 military records available for the last name Nelle. For the veterans among your Nelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Nelle lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Nelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nelle in 1960 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nelle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nelle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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