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Nellis Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Nelis. Possibly also Irish: reduced form of McNelis.

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


Similar surnames: Nelis, Mellis, Nelles, Gillis, Bellis, Nealis, Neals, Neils, Nelle

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Nellis Family Origin

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Nellis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nellis family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nellis. The most common Nellis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Nellis's were Farmers.

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Nellis Life Expectancy

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