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Nelsen

What does Nelsen mean?

Nelsen Pronunciation of Nelsen [nelsen] as a boys' name is an alternate spelling of Nelson: transcription of Neil.

Variations

Nelsen has 5 variants: Nealson, Neillson, Neilson, Nilson and Nilsson.

4 more alternative forms via Nelson: Neils, Nels, Niles and Nils.

Creative forms:
(male) Newsen, ..

(female) Nelsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nelsen Emanuel (N.E.), ..

How popular is Nelsen?

Nelsen is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5066 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Nels, Nelson (#631 in recent rankings), Niles and Nils are the prominent varying forms of Nelsen (not ranked). Other variants, like Neillson, are seldom used. These forms of Nelsen were popular during the years 1890-1899 (average #1117) and have become much less popular since (#1657, 77.4% less usage), with forms such as Nels becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nels, Nelson, Niles, Nils in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alden, Alven, Asen, Beaven, Belden, Bellden (see Belden), Bensen, Bergen, Beyren, Carlsen, Carsen, Chasen, Dallen, Devlen, Elden, Emelen, Felten, Galen, Galven, Gefen, Geffen, Halen, Hansen, Holden, Jaisen, Jalen, Jensen, Jeren, Jeven, Julien, Kelden, Kellen, Kellven, Kelsey, Kelten, Kelven, Kolten, Mallen, Massen, Melden, Mellen, Millen, Nalin, Naren, Narses, Neel, Neilan, Neper, Nereo, Neuman, Nevan, Neven, Nevon, Newel, Newlin, Newton, Nissan, Nolan, Nolen, Nolin, Nollan, Olen, Reagen, Regen, Reuben, Selden, Shelden, Stensen, Tansen, Teigen, Tiesen, Tilden, Valen, Vernen and Welden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nelsen.


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