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Yellen Family History

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

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Name Distribution of Yellen Families

  • Number of Yellen families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Yellen families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Yellen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Yellen Family Origin

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Yellen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Yellen

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Yellen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Yellen census records

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Military Service by Yellen

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