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Nella /nel-la/ [2 sylls.] 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.


Nella has 6 variants: Neely, Nela, Nelia, Nelley, Nellie and Nila.

Nella has 24 more related variations via Cornelia, Nelly: Cor, Corelie, Cornalia, Corneelija, Cornela, Cornelija, Cornella, Cornelle, Cornelya, Cornie, Korneelia, Korneelya, Kornelia, Kornelija, Kornelya, Neel, Neeltje, Nel, Nelida, Nell, Nellene, Nellwen, Nellwin and Nellwyn.

Kreatif forms: Nala, Nelna. [more]

pinHow 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 popularity 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 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nella name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nella outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nella and related names. Cornelia, Nelia, Nelida, Nell, Nellie, Nelly and Nila are the prominent related forms of Nella. Forms like Corneelija are uncommon. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4134%) and are now significantly less popular, with the versions Cornelia, Nell, Nella, Nellie and Nila falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nella, Cornelia, Nelia, Nelida, Nell in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nellie, Nelly, Nila in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cornelia, Nellie outside U.S.

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Nella is pronounced similarly to Naila, Nalea, Neala, Nealla, Neelia, Neelya, Neila, Neilla, Nelli, Neola, Noela, Noella, Nola, Noola, Nowla, Nuala, Nualla, Nula and Nyla. Other recommended similar baby names are Bella, Della, Hella, Mella, Neale, Neelle, Neile, Neille, Nelda, Nelle, Noell, Noelle, Pella and Rella. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nella.