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Nelda meaning and name origin

Nelda \n(e)-lda, nel-da\ as a girl's name has the meaning "other, foreign" and is a variant of Eleanor (Old French, Old German): from an Old French respelling of the Provenšal name Alienor, from German ali, though sometimes it is taken as a variant of Helen.

Nelda is also pronounced similarly to Nilda and Nillda. Other suggested similar baby names are Kelda, Neda, Nedda, Nela, Nelia, Nelida, Nella, Selda, Velda, Welda and Zelda.

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Popularity of Nelda

Nelda is a very popular first name for females (#730 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Nelda name in U.S.
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