Yellen Family History
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Yellen Name Meaning
English: probably a variant of Yelland or Yellin. Americanized spelling of Norwegian Hjellen, from the definite singular form of Old Norse hjallr ‘terrace’, ‘ledge’ (see Hjelle). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Jelen.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Yellin, Yelle, Helle, Ellen, Wollen, Hellen, Teller, Bellin, Gillen