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What does Nebula mean?

Nebula Pronunciation of Nebula [neb-u-la] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Nebula is "mist". In astronomy, a description of hazy masses around stars.


Creative forms:
(female) Nebuda, Nedula, ..

(male) Neble, Nebule, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nebula Brylee (N.B.), ..

How popular is Nebula?

Nebula is an uncommon given name for females and an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Nebula has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nebula name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nebula outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nebula is alike in pronunciation to Nabeela, Nabila and Nabilah. Other suggested similar names are Alaula, Beula, Beyla, Cela, Delila, Della, Eula, Geila, Giula, Jeyla, Kelula, Leala, Leila, Lela, Leola, Mela, Merla, Natala, Neala, Neale, Nealla, Neda, Needia, Neel, Neely, Neelya, Neema, Neena, Nehira, Nehora, Nehura (see Nehara), Neila, Neilla, Neille, Nel, Nela, Nelia, Nella, Nelle, Nelsea, Nena, Neneca, Nenica, Neola, Neoma, Neriya, Nerola, Neroly (see Nerola), Nesha, Nessa, Nessya, Nesta, Neta, Nettia, Neva, Nevada, Nevsa, Neysa, Nibia, Nikola, Nila, Noura, Nuala, Nula, Paula, Petula, Seula, Shula, Teccla, Tekla, Tesla and Yula. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nebula.

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