Pelle Family History

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Pelle Name Meaning

Italian: from pelle ‘skin’, probably used as a nickname for someone with a peculiarity of the skin. French (Pellé): nickname for a bald man, from Old French pelé, Latin depilatus ‘stripped (of hair)’. Danish and North German: from the personal name Pelle, a vernacular form of Peter. German: from Middle Low German pelle ‘precious purple silk cloth’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such cloth or for a maker of official and church vestments.

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

Similar surnames: Peller, Pell, Pille, Melle, Welle, Selle, Pella, Helle, Pelly, Telle

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Pelle Family Origin

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Pelle Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Pelle. 34% of Pelle men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Miner

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

Pelle Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 496 military records available for the last name Pelle. For the veterans among your Pelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelle Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pelle in 1956 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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