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Nellie - Meaning of Nellie

What does Nellie mean?

Meaning of the name NellieNelsonNeilCoryCorneliusCornellCornelKorneliuszNellNelsNilssonCorniCarnellNellyCorneyNoslenNeilsonNielsConnieCorneeNeliusCornelious

[ 2 syll. nel-lie, ne-ll-ie ] The baby boy name Nellie is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is NEHL-iy- †. The origin of Nellie is the Latin, Old French, and English languages.

In addition, Nellie is a pet form of the name Cornelius (Dutch, English, and German).

Nellie is also a variant of the name Cornell (English and French).

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

The names Nell and Nelly are variants of Nellie.

See also the related category french.

Nellie is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1901, 0.008% of baby boys were given the name Nellie. Its ranking then was #762. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is now of very light use. In 2017, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Nellie, Nelson was the most commonly used. In the past century Nellie has predominantly been a girl name. In 1901, Nellie as a girl name outnumbered its use as a boy name by 73 times.

Baby names that sound like Nellie include Nellee, Nelley, Nelli, Nelly, Nahuel, Nahyl, Nail, Nala, Nalah, Nali, Nallee, Nalley, Nalli, Nallie, Nallo, Nally, Nalo, Naolinn, Nealle, and Nealy.

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


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