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Nelle

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Spelling variation of Nell

Nelle Origin and Meaning

The name Nelle is a girl's name.
Nelle, pronounced as the one-syllable Nell though some may think 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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Famous People Named Nelle

  • (Nelle) Harper LeeAmerican novelist
  • Nelle Clyde Wilson Reaganmother of U.S. President Ronald Reagan
  • Ellen Margaret "Nelle" ScanlanNew Zealand journalist and novelist
  • Nelle Elizabeth Nichols PetersAmerican architect
  • Nelle Richmond EberhartAmerican librettist, poet, and teacher
  • Nelle Katherine MortonAmerican theologian
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Nelle in Pop Culture

  • Nelle Portercharacter on TV's "Ally McBeal"
  • Nelle Hayescharacter on American soap "General Hospital"
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