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Nelda meaning and name origin

Nelda \n(e)-lda, nel-da\ as a girl's name is a variant of Eleanor (Greek) and Helen (Greek), and the meaning of Nelda is "sun ray, shining light".

The baby name Nelda sounds like Nilda and Nelida. Other similar baby names are Nella, Nelia, Nela, Zelda, Selda, Kelda, Neda, Nedda, Velda and Welda.

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Popularity of Nelda

Nelda is a very popular first name for women (#730 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Nelda
Popularity of Nelda