Pelle Family History
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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