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Jelle Meaning


What does Jelle mean?

The name Jelle is of Dutch origin.

The meaning of Jelle is "determined protector".

Jelle is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jelle.

The Given Name Jelle

Jelle is a diminutive of Willem. See Willem for further details.

Refined and simple, it is a name considered by many parents.

Sophisticated yet attractive, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Although unique, your little chic Jelle, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jelle Zijlstra.

Jelle Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Jelle Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jelle has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jelle to other names.

Jelle Related Names

Jelle is a diminutive of Willem.

The names Jeltje, Jeltsje are all forms of Jelle.

Famous Jelles

  • Jelle Zijlstra ~ Dutch Prime Minister (1966-1967)

Jelle Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Jelle.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Jelle Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jelle in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jelle.

Just for fun, see the name Jelle in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jelle in Nautical Flags page.