Pelle Family History
Pelle Name Meaning
Italian: from pelle ‘skin’, probably used as a nickname for someone with a peculiarity of the skin. French (Pellé): nickname for a bald man, from Old French pelé, Latin depilatus ‘stripped (of hair)’. Danish and North German: from the personal name Pelle, a vernacular form of Peter. German: from Middle Low German pelle ‘precious purple silk cloth’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such cloth or for a maker of official and church vestments.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press