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

Statistics

Overall UK ranking: 120 out of 5493

400 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

    758
  • 5yrs

    187
  • 1yr

    -6

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 2022