Name Jelle Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jelle


Jelle is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Jelle thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Jelle?

Jelle is a Frisian name and a diminutive of names with the element “gelt”. Jelle is also a Dutch short form of Willem.

What does the name Jelle mean?

Jelle means “payment”, “sacrifice” (from Germanic “gelt”) and “resolute protector” (from Old High German “willio” = will/desire + “helm” = protection/helmet).

Pronunciation of Jelle

Popularity of the name Jelle

The name Jelle is ranked #3614 overall.

Jelle in the Top 50 Names

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