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What does Nellette mean?

Nellette Pronunciation of Nellette [nel-lette] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nellette is "sun ray". Nellette is an alternate form of Helen (Greek): linked to Greek hÍlios "sun".

Associated with: greek, sun.


3 alternative forms via Helen: Ellette, Hellene and Nellie.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Nellette Makayla (N.M.), ..

How popular is Nellette?

Nellette is a rare given name for females. Nellette is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Nellette (outside Top 2000) are Helen (#419 via latest list) and Nellie (#1247). These relations of Nellette were at the peak of their popularity in the 1900s (adoption of 5.49%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.05%, 99%), with versions such as Helen becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helen, Nellie in U.S.

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