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Nelle - Meaning of Nelle

What does Nelle mean?

Meaning of the name NelleEllaNoraEllieEleanorElenaNorahLenaElleLaineyElaineEllenEloraNellElenoraEleanoreNellieLenoreElinorEllynNoreenNelda

[ 1 syll. nel-le, ne-lle ] The baby girl name Nelle is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as NEHL †. Nelle is of Old Provençal and Old English origin. It is used mainly in English.

Nelle is a diminutive of the English Eleanor.

Nelle is also a spelling variant of the English Nell.

Nelle is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1901 with 0.030% of baby girls being named Nelle. It had a ranking of #348 then. The baby name has markedly slipped in popularity since then, and is currently used only on an infrequent scale. Among the family of girl names directly related to Nelle, Eleanor was the most commonly used in 2018. Nelle has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.

Baby names that sound like Nelle include Nel, Nell, Neel, Neele, Neile, Nile, Nahal, Nahla, Nahlah, Nala, Nalah, Nalo, Nawal, Nayelee, Nayeley, Nayelie, Neala, Neali, Nealie, and Nealy.

† Pronunciation for Nelle: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


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