[ 2 syll. ne-la, nel-a ] The baby girl name Nela is pronounced as NEHLAH †. Nela is largely used in the Czech, Spanish, Frisian, German, Slavic, and Polish languages. Its origin is Latin, Germanic, and Old English. From the short form of other given names, but now used as an independent name in its own right.
In addition, Nela is a Czech and Spanish familiar form of the name Cornelia (Dutch, English, German, Italian, and Romanian).
Nela is also a Czech and Slavic variant transcription of the name Nell (English).
Nela is also a Polish variant transcription of the name Petronia (German).
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Nela.
See also the related form, Petronella (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).
Nela is unusual as a baby girl name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
† English pronunciation for Nela: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"