Kelle Family History

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Kelle Name Meaning

German: topographic name from the dialect word Kelle ‘steep path’, ‘ravine’.

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


Similar surnames: Kell, Zelle, Telle, Welle, Helle, Pelle, Kellen, Nelle, Belle, Melle

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Kelle Family Origin

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Kelle Family Occupations

What did your Kelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kelle family was Chief Engineer. The most common Kelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Kelle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Attorney At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelle.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Attorney At Law

    8%
  • Chief Engineer

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kelle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kelle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kelle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kelle. For the veterans among your Kelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelle lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kelle in 1964 was 86, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelle 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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