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Jelen Early Origins



The surname Jelen was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Jelen Spelling Variations


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Jelen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jelicich, Jelinski, Jelita, Jellachich, Jellauschek, Jalicich, Jaliczk,Jelicich, Jelinski, Jelita, Jellachich, Jellauschek, Jalicich, Jellinick and many more.

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Jelen Early History


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Jelen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jelen research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1792 and 1855 are included under the topic Early Jelen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jelen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jelen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jelen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Jelinak, who arrived in Baltimore in 1861; John Jelinak, who arrived in Baltimore in 1865; Josepha Jellinek, who settled in New York, NY in 1866.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jelen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jelen (post 1700)



  • Frank A. Jelen, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1946

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Jelen Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Jelen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jelen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 December 2015 at 10:23.

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