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Nelda - Meaning of Nelda

What does Nelda mean?

[ 2 syll. nel-da, ne-lda ] The baby girl name Nelda is pronounced NEHLD-ah †. Nelda is of Celtic and Old English origin. It is used mainly in Irish and English.

Nelda is a derivative (Irish) of the Scottish Neilina.

Nelda is also a derivative of the English Nell.

See also the related categories, irish and celtic.

Nelda is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1938, 0.050% of baby girls were named Nelda. It was #266 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Within all girl names in its family, Nelda was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Nelda include the English Nellette and the name Naledi.

† Pronunciation for Nelda: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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