Nelles Family History

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Nelles Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Nelis, a short form of Cornelis (see Cornelius).

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


Similar surnames: Nelle, Nellis, Telles, Neils, Feltes, Gelles, Alles, Jolles, Neller

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Nelles Family Origin

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Nelles Family Occupations

What did your Nelles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nelles family was Keeping House. The most common Nelles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Nelles's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nelles.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Nelles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nelles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nelles 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 Nelles. 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 Nelles. For the veterans among your Nelles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nelles Life Expectancy

What is the average Nelles lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nelles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nelles in 1959 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nelles 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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