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Name Jelle

Origin:From Old High German words for will, desire and helmet, protectionTools:

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About the name Jelle in particular

Languages of use:Dutch
Is short form of:Guilielmus
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Elle, Helle, Jaelle, Jaëlle, Jelke, Jella, Jelte, Joelle, Joëlle, Nelle     Details
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About William/Wilhelma, the group of names with the same origin as Jelle

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old German/Germanic two-element name
 very popular throughout Europe during the Middle Ages
 name of several important kings, e.g. William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England
Words:willio = the will, the desire  Old High German
 helm = the helmet, the protection  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:William Sweden 2015,  1:Liam Canada/BC 2013,  1:Wilma Sweden 2007,  6:Guilherme Brazil 2009,  11:Vilma Finland/Finnish 2015,  12:Guillaume France 1997,  12:Ville Finland/Finnish 2006,  13:Willy Belgium 2013,  17:Viljami Finland/Finnish 2012,  19:Vilho Finland/Finnish 2015
Name variants:Billie, Guglielmina, Gulielma, Minka, Minna, Minnie, Velma, Vilma, Wilhelma, Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Willa, Wilma, Bill, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guilhem, Guilherme, Guilielmus, Guillaume, Guillem, Guillermo, Jelle, Jelte, Liam, Pim, Vilhelm, Vilho, Vili, Viljami, Ville, Villum, Vilmos, Wilhelm, Wilian, Wilko, Will, Willem, Willi, William, Willie, Willy, Wim   Sortable list   Details

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BelgiumGraph2009 89,  2008 84,  2007 59,  2006 70,  2005 41,  2004 24
Belgium prevalence 2013 179
NetherlandsGraph2015 95,  2014 89,  2013 71,  2012 68,  2011 74,  2010 64,  2009 55,  2008 52
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