Nelle Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from the personal name Nelle, a pet form of Cornelius. South German: variant of Nell 2. Altered spelling of German Knell.

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


Similar surnames: Nell, Welle, Nolle, Neller, Pelle, Helle, Selle, Nuelle, Nelles

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Nelle Family Origin

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Nelle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nelle. The most common Nelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Nelle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nelle family was Keeps House.

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Nelle Historical Records

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Nelle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Nelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nelle in 1960 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nelle

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