[ 2 syll. nel-li, ne-lli ] The baby boy name Nelli is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as NEHLiy †. Nelli is derived from Aztec-Nahuatl and English origins. From Aztec-Nahuatl roots, its meaning is truth.
In addition, Nelli is a variant of the name Nelson (Dutch and English).
Nelli is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2016, among the group of boy names directly linked to Nelli, Nelson was the most regularly used.
† English pronunciation for Nelli: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"