Diminutive of Ellen or Eleanor: A variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman.
Related namesEllen , Nellie , Nelly
Overall UK ranking: 307 out of 5730
157 recorded births last year
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Historical popularity of Nellie
The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Nellie from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Nellie in 2017