What does Nela mean?
(female) Nala, Neca, ..
(male) Nelanu, Nelari, .. Middle name pairings:
Nela Moriah (N.M.), ..
How popular is Nela?
Nela is an uncommon first name for women but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Nela (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Nellie (#1247 in recent rankings), Nelly (#1724), Nila (#1797), Nella, Nell, Neely, Nelia and Cornelia. Adoption of these relations of Nela was common among parents during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.9%) and has become significantly less since, with versions such as Cornelia becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Nela is alike in pronunciation to Naila, Nailah, Nalea, Neala, Nealla, Neila, Neilla, Nelley, Nelli, Neola, Noela, Noella, Nola, Noola, Nowla, Nuala, Nualla, Nula, Nyla▲ and Nylah▲. Other suggested similar names are Aila, Alla, Arela, Arla, Beula, Beyla, Cela, Dela, Dila, Dola, Ela, Keela, Keyla▲, Kyla, Lela▼, Leola▼, Loela, Lula▼, Mela, Nada, Naia, Nea, Neale, Neda, Neile, Neiva, Neka, Nelda▼, Nelle▼, Nelsea, Nelsy, Nena, Nera, Neta, Neti, Neva▼, Nevya, Nirela, Noel, Noele, Noell, Nona▼, Nyna, Ola▼, Olla, Pella, Perla, Sela, Sula, Tecla, Teela, Ula, Xyla, Zila and Zola▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nela.See names in meaning and etymology.