Zelle Name Meaning

German and Dutch: topographic name from Middle High German zelle ‘(hermit’s) cell’ or habitational name from a place called Zelle or Celle (see Zeller).

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


Similar surnames: Zeller, Selle, Helle, Belle, Welle, Melle, Pelle, Delle, Zell, Nelle

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Zelle Family Origin

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Zelle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • ... ... Merch.

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Zelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Zelle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zelle family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and ... ... Merch. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zelle.

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Zelle Historical Records

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Zelle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Zelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Zelle in 1963 was 85, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zelle

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