What does Nelia mean?
(female) Nilia, Noelia, ..
(male) Nele, Neli, .. Middle name pairings:
Nelia Zayda (N.Z.), ..
How popular is Nelia?
Nelia is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2310 out of 4276, Top 54%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Nelia entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #758 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Nellie (#1247 in 2015), Nelly (#1724), Nila (#1797), Nella, Nell, Neely and Cornelia are the prominent variation forms of Nelia appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Nelia was common a century ago (usage of 0.9%) and has become much diminished since, with forms such as Cornelia becoming somewhat outmoded.
Nelia is alike in pronunciation to Naila, Nalea, Neala, Nealla, Neila, Neilla, Nelley, Nelli, Neola, Noela, Noella, Nola, Noola, Nowla, Nuala, Nualla, Nula, Nyla▲ and Nylah▲. Other suggested similar names are Alia▲, Azelia, Belia, Celia▼, Cesia, Delia▼, Denia, Emelia▲, Helia, Illia, Kecia, Keelia, Kevia, Kezia, Lelia▼, Lellia, Loelia, Malia, Melia, Nania, Nea, Neera, Nehira, Neima, Nelda▼, Nelida, Nelle▼, Nelsea, Nelsie, Nenita, Nenna, Neriya, Nerolia (see Nerola), Nesha, Nessa, Nessia, Nesta, Neti, Netia, Nettia, Nevya, Nibia, Nidia, Novia, Nydia, Orelia, Pelia, Seelia, Selia, Tesia, Tulia, Udelia (see Odele), Venia, Xylia, Zelia and Zenia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nelia.See names in meaning and etymology.