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Nellie Meaning

    

What does Nellie mean?

The name Nellie is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Nellie is "light".

Nellie is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ne-llie.

The Given Name Nellie

Nellie is a diminutive of Eleanor, Ellen, Helen. See Eleanor, Ellen, Helen for further details.

Nellie is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Nellie is also great as a middle name.

Nellie falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Nellie Fox.

Nellie Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 1,247 in baby name popularity for girls with 195 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,297 in baby name popularity for girls with 183 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Nellie sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Nellie Name Popularity Page.

Nellie Related Names

Nellie is a diminutive of Eleanor, Ellen, Helen.

Famous Nellies

  • Nellie Fox ~ Baseball Player

Nellie Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Nellie.

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Nellie Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Nellie in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nellie.

Just for fun, see the name Nellie in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nellie in Nautical Flags page.