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Early Origins of the Yelle family

The surname Yelle was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when Adam of Yeland held the estates in 1230 in that shire.

Early History of the Yelle family

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Yelle Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Yeland, Yelland, Yeoland, Yalland, Yolland, Yealand, Yelaund, Yellen and many more.

Early Notables of the Yelle family (pre 1700)

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Yelle Ranking

In the United States, the name Yelle is the 18,374th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Yelle family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Yelle (post 1700) +

  • Archie Joseph Yelle (1892-1983), American right-handed baseball catcher
  • Paul Yelle (b. 1964), Barbadian swimmer who competed in three events at the 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Stéphane Yelle (b. 1974), former Canadian professional ice hockey centre

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