What does Nella mean?
Nella \n(el)-la\ as a name for girls is of Latin and English derivation, and the name Nella means "horn". Nella is a form of Cornelia (Latin). Nella is also a variant of Nelly (English): short form of Helen.
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.
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. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
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. 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)
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.