Nell - Meaning of Nell

What does Nell mean?

[ 1 syll. nel(l), ne-ll ] The baby boy name Nell is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is NEHL †. Nell is derived from English and Old French origins.

Nell is a variant of the name Nellie.

Nell is also a variant of the name Nelson (Dutch and English).

Nell is also a variant of the name Parnell (English).

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Nell is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Nell, Nelson was the most widely used. Nell has mostly been a girl name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Nell include Nelle, Naal, Neal, Neale, Neall, Neel, Neele, Nehale, Nehall, Nehalle, Neihl, Neil, Neile, Neill, Neille, Nial, Niel, Nil, Nile, and Noele.

† English pronunciation for Nell: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"

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