What does Nelly mean?
The meaning of Nelly is "light".
Nelly is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ne-lly.
The Given Name Nelly
Nelly is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.
Appealing yet luminous, the name is a great blend of character and flair.
A refined name that will be beloved by parents.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Nelly Furtado, and Nelly Sachs.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,931 in baby name popularity for girls with 104 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
Want to see how Nelly sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Nelly Name Popularity Page.
Nelly Related Names
- Nelly Furtado ~ Musician
- Nelly Sachs ~ Nobel Prize for Literature 1966
Nelly Name Fun
Then just follow the diagram below.