Diminutive of Cornelia

Nelia Origin and Meaning

The name Nelia is a girl's name of Spanish, Latin origin meaning "horn".
This lively and appealing name originated as a short form of Cornelia, but is well able to stand on its own. Nelia is also often in the Hispanic culture, where it can be a short form of Manuela. It did have some American usage in the late nineteenth century, and with Cornelia having a comeback, Nelia could follow.

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Famous People Named Nelia

  • Nelia PenmanBritish politician