Jelen Name Meaning

Polish (Jelen), Czech, Slovak (Jelen), Slovenian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from Slavic jelen ‘stag’. Among Jews this was also widely adopted as a translation of Hirsch.

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


Similar surnames: Belin, Len, Belen, Regen, Zeleny, Belan, Zelek, Pelan, Glen, Leben

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Jelen Family Origin

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Jelen Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Policeman

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jelen family was Policeman. Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jelen. The most common Jelen occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Jelen's were Keeping Houses.

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Jelen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Jelen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Jelen in 1954 was 34, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jelen

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