Nelle Family History

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Nelle Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from the personal name Nelle, a pet form of Cornelius. South German: variant of Nell 2. Altered spelling of German Knell.

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


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

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Nelle Family Origin

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Nelle Family Occupations

What did your Nelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Nelle's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nelle. A less common occupation for the Nelle family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%

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Nelle Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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

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Draft Card

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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Nelle Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nelle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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