Given Name JELLE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Frisian, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: YEL-lə (Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

Originally a Frisian short form of Germanic names beginning with the element gild "sacrifice, value". It can also be a Dutch diminutive of WILLEM.
VARIANTS: Pim, Wil, Willy, Wim (Dutch)
FEMININE FORMS: Jeltje, Jeltsje (Frisian), Jeltje, Jeltsje, Wilhelmina, Willemijn, Willemina (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Giltbert, Wilhelm, Willahelm (Ancient Germanic), Gwilherm (Breton), Guillem (Catalan), Vilim, Vilko (Croatian), Vilém (Czech), Vilhelm (Danish), William, Bill, Billie, Billy, Liam, Wil, Will, Willie, Willy (English), Vilhelmo, Vilĉjo (Esperanto), Villem (Estonian), Vilhelm, Viljami, Jami, Vilhelmi, Vilho, Vili, Viljo, Ville (Finnish), Guillaume (French), Wilhelm, Willi, Willy, Wim (German), Vilmos, Vili (Hungarian), Vilhjálmur (Icelandic), Uilliam, Liam, Uilleag, Ulick (Irish), Guglielmo (Italian), Vilhelms, Vilis (Latvian), Wöllem, Wullem, Wum (Limburgish), Vilhelmas (Lithuanian), Illiam (Manx), Wiremu (Maori), Wilkin, Wilky, Wilmot (Medieval English), Vilhelm (Norwegian), Wilhelm (Polish), Guilherme (Portuguese), Uilleam (Scottish), Viliam (Slovak), Viljem, Vili, Vilko (Slovene), Guillermo (Spanish), Vilhelm, Ville (Swedish), Gwilym, Gwil, Gwilim, Gwillym (Welsh)

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Entry updated December 3, 2014