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Gender: M Origin of Nelly: English, diminutive of Cornelius, Cornell, Nelson Meaning of Cornelius: Latin, "horn"

Naming a child Cornelius or Nelson might prove character building -- but naming him Nelly (even the rap star was christened Cornell) is just cruel.

Famous People Named Nelly

Nelly (born Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr.), American rapper

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