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Yelle Surname Meaning

Altered form of French Diel In some cases also an Americanized form of Norwegian Hjelle .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Nelle, Welle, Yellen, Jelle, Helle, Pelle, Belle, Colle, Yehle, Balle

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Where is the Yelle family from?

You can see how Yelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yelle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Yelle families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 4 Yelle families living in Gloucestershire. This was about 57% of all the recorded Yelle's in United Kingdom. Gloucestershire had the highest population of Yelle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yelle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yelle. 33% of Yelle men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Yelle women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yelle were Salesman and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Weaver
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Sorter
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Yelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yelle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 262 immigration records available for the last name Yelle. 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 Cards

There are 507 military records available for the last name Yelle. For the veterans among your Yelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yelle lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Yelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Yelle in 1954 was 51, and 69 in 2004.

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