Nellie - girls name

Nellie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Nellie name meaning:

Origin: English

Diminutive of Ellen or Eleanor: A variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman.

Related names

Ellen , Nellie , Nelly

Other girls names beginning with N


Overall UK ranking: 101 out of 5581

506 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (274)

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 2023