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Nelliana

What does Nelliana mean?

Nelliana Pronunciation of Nelliana [nel-liana] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Nelliana means "sun ray". Nelliana is a variant form of Helen (Greek): linked to Greek hÍlios "sun".

Associated with: greek, sun.

Variations

5 alternative forms via Helen: Helaina, Helana, Hellena, Hellia and Nellie.

Creative forms:
(female) Nailiana, Nelnai, ..

(male) Nellina, Nelline, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nelliana Itzayana (N.I.), ..

How popular is Nelliana?

Nelliana is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Nelliana is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Nelliana (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Helen (#419 the previous year) and Nellie (#1247). These forms of Nelliana were popular as baby names during 1900-1909 (median #24) and have become much less widespread since (#833, 99.2%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Nelliana is alike in pronunciation to Neilina and Nolana. Other suggested similar names are Aliana, Allana, Allina, Bellanca, Bellinda, Bellita, Bellona, Billina, Celina, Celinna, Cellina, Collina, Dallina, Delana, Delcina, Dellina, Demiana, Dilliana, Dillianna, Dulciana, Eliana, Elliana, Ellina, Elviana, Galiana, Galliena, Gillianna, Giuliana, Helmina, Iliana, Illiana, Jelina, Jillian, Jilliane, Jiuliana, Juliana, Jyllina, Keiana, Keilana, Kellan, Kellina, Kellyann, Keriana, Leiana, Lilliana, Lilliann, Mallina, Melaina, Melana, Mellicia, Mellinda, Mellisha, Neelia, Nelia, Nella, Nellsea (see Nelsey), Nellwen, Nellwin, Nerina, Nilsina (see Nilsine), Noelleen, Nolan, Nolin, Nollan, Oliana, Rollina, Selina, Silviana, Sylviana, Teriana, Zelaina, Zelina and Zelleana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nelliana.

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