Meaning and Origin of: Pelle
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First name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Rock, stone
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- Italian : from pelle ‘skin’, probably used as a nickname for someone with a peculiarity of the skin.
- French (Pellé) : nickname for a bald man, from Old French pelé, Latin depilatus ‘stripped (of hair)’.
- Danish and North German : from the personal name Pelle, a vernacular form of Peter.
- German : from Middle Low German pelle ‘precious purple silk cloth’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such cloth or for a maker of official and church vestments.