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Nelle Surname Meaning

Dutch and North German: from the personal name Nelle a pet form of Cornelius . South German: variant of Nell Altered form of German Knell .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Nell, Welle, Nolle, Neller, Pelle, Helle, Selle, Nuelle, Nelles

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Where is the Nelle family from?

You can see how Nelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nelle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Nelle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Nelle families living in Durham. This was about 21% of all the recorded Nelle's in United Kingdom. Durham and 1 other county had the highest population of Nelle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nelle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nelle. 100% of Nelle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nelle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 957 immigration records available for the last name Nelle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 513 military records available for the last name Nelle. For the veterans among your Nelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nelle lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Nelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nelle in 1960 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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