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What does Nelle mean?

Nelle Pronunciation of Nelle as a girls' name means "other, foreign". Nelle is a variant form of Eleanor (Old French, Old German).




OTHER FORMS VIA ELEANOR Ella, Elle, Ellen, Elli, Ellie, Elly, Helen, Helene, Nelda, Nelley, Nelli, Nellie, Nelly, Nore

(female) Nole, ..

(male) Nelde, ..

Nelle Mayah (N.M.), ..

How popular is Nelle?

Nelle is a very prominent first name for females (#1756 out of 4276, Top 41%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#68973 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Nelle reached its top rank of #205 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nelle name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Nelle ranked in the Top 2000 are Eleanor (#32 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Ella (#15), Elle (#380), Ellen (#770), Elli, Ellie (#37), Elly (#1603), Helen (#413), Helene, Nelda, Nell, Nellie (#1071) and Nelly (#1982). Other forms, like Nore, are uncommon. These forms of Nelle were at the peak of their popularity a century ago (ADOPTION OF 4.8%) and have become significantly less widespread since (ADOPTION 1.3%, 73.8% LESS). Ella has historically been popular among parents, although Ellie appears to be becoming a favorite too, while versions like Ellen have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nelle, Eleanor, Ella, Elle, Ellen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elli, Ellie, Elly, Helen, Helene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nelda, Nell, Nellie, Nelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellie, Nellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nelle is alike in pronunciation to Neale, Neel, Neelle, Neile, Nel, Noel, Noele, Noell, Noelle and Nowell. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abelle, Adelle, Alle, Arelle, Axelle, Belle, Cele, Chelle, Delle, Dielle, Edelle, Gaelle, Halle, Helle, Hille, Holle, Idelle, Jaelle, Jerle, Joelle, Kalle, Luelle, Maelle, Merle, Mille, Nanelle, Narelle, Neala, Nealla, Necole, Neelie, Neely, Neila, Neilla, Neille, Nela, Nelia, Nella, Nellene, Nellsea (see Nelsey), Nellsey (see Nelsey), Nellsie, Nellwen, Nelsea, Nelsey, Nelsie, Nelsy, Neola, Neve, Noella, Norelle, Odelle, Peale, Pealle, Peele, Perle, Shelle, Stelle, Tealle, Teille, Udelle, Zele and Zoelle. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nelle.

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