What does Nella mean?
Nella /nel-la/ as a name for girls is of Latin and English derivation, and the name Nella means "horn". Nella is an alternate form of Cornelia (Latin). Nella is also a variant of Nelly (English): short transcription of Helen.
How popular is Nella?
Nella is a very prominent first name for women (#1869 out of 4276, Top 44%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name history of Nella for girls. Nella reached its apex rank of #609 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Nella and related names. Cornelia, Nelia, Nelida, Nell, Nellie, Nelly and Nila are the prominent related forms of Nella. Other forms, like Neel, are uncommon. These forms of Nella were at the peak of their popularity in the 1880s (usage of 0.41%) and are now less common, with versions like Nella becoming less fashionable.
Thinking of names?
Nella▼ is pronounced similarly to Naila, Nailah, Nalea, Neala, Nealla, Neelia, Neelie, Neelya, Neila, Neilla, Nelli, Neola, Noela, Noella, Nola▼, Noola, Nowla, Nuala, Nualla, Nula, Nyla▲ and Nylah▲. Other recommended similar baby names are Adella▼, Alla, Bella▲, Beula, Della▼, Dilla, Ella▲, Geela, Hella, Huella, Jeyla, Keala, Keila, Keyla, Leala, Leela, Leila▲, Luella▼, Mela, Mella, Merla, Milla, Nanella, Neale, Nedda, Nedra▼, Neelle, Neile, Neille, Neka, Nelda▼, Nelle▼, Nellsea, Nelsy, Nenna, Neoma▼, Nesha, Neta▼, Nevsa, Neysa, Noell, Noelle▲, Norella, Orella, Pella, Rella, Rilla▼, Seula, Tekla, Tulla, Udella, Yulla and Zilla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nella.