Yellen Family History

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Yellen Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Yelland or Yellin. Americanized spelling of Norwegian Hjellen, from the definite singular form of Old Norse hjallr ‘terrace’, ‘ledge’ (see Hjelle). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Jelen.

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


Similar surnames: Yellin, Yelle, Helle, Ellen, Wollen, Hellen, Teller, Bellin, Gillen

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Yellen Family Origin

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Yellen Family Occupations

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  • Dress Maker

    25%
  • Police Constable Somerset (Constay)

    25%
  • Stone Mason

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

In 1881, Dress Maker, Police Constable Somerset (Constay) and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yellen. The most common Yellen occupation in the UK was Dress Maker. 25% of Yellen's were Dress Makers. A less common occupation for the Yellen family was Tailor.

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Yellen Historical Records

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Yellen Life Expectancy

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