Hjelle Family History

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Hjelle Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in western Norway, so named from Old Norse hjallr or hjalli ‘terrace’, ‘ledge’.

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

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Hjelle Family Origin

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Hjelle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Farming

    25%

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hjelle. The most common Hjelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Hjelle's were Farmers.

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Hjelle Historical Records

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Hjelle Life Expectancy

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