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Gender: Female Origin of Nelle: Spelling variation of Nell

The name Nelle is a girl's name . Nelle and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

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Nelle, pronounced as the one-syllable Nell but sure to cause confusion with many thinking it's Nellie or Nella, is the elegant form of the name used by author Nelle Harper Lee, who wrote To Kill A Mockingbird. With whatever spelling, Nell/Nelle is a charming old-fashioned nickname name -- it was originally short for Ellen, Eleanor, or Helen -- that never took off the way sisters Molly and Maggie did.

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Ald14 Says:

2016-01-25T19:56:24

We named our baby girl Nelle. We much preferred this spelling to Nell as it's softer and prettier.

Renee Chrisco Says:

2016-01-19T20:04:22

Definitely prefer this to Nell. It's delicate, graceful, and more distinctive than Belle.

indiefendi2 Says:

2015-05-31T01:06:37

(Nelle) Harper Lee's first name is her grandmother's name spelled backwards. Clever!