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


Similar surnames: Peller, Pell, Pille, Melle, Welle, Selle, Pella, Helle, Pelly, Telle

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Pelle Family Origin

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Pelle Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    13%
  • Builder

    7%
  • Coat Trimmer

    7%
  • Dress Maker

    7%

In 1880, the most common Pelle occupation in the USA was Clerk. 13% of Pelle's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Pelle family was Dress Maker. Clerk, Builder and Coat Trimmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelle.

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Pelle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Pelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pelle in 1956 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelle

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