Nelli Family History

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Nelli Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Tuscany): patronymic from the personal name Nello, a short form of a personal name formed with the hypocoristic suffix -ello following the final consonant -n, for example Antonello, Brunello, Giovannello.

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

Similar surnames: Celli, Nell, Lelli, Neri, Noll, Meli, Nelle, Ell, Belli, Yelle

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Nelli Family Origin

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Nelli Family Occupations

What did your Nelli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nelli. 24% of Nelli men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Nelli women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nelli were Machinist and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Tailor
  • New Worker
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Clerk

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

Nelli Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nelli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nelli 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nelli. 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 295 military records available for the last name Nelli. For the veterans among your Nelli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nelli Life Expectancy

What is the average Nelli lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Nelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Nelli in 1947 was 48, and 79 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nelli 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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