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Gender: Female Origin of Nellie: Diminutive of Helen, Eleanor, et al Meaning of Nell: English, diminutive of Helen, Eleanor, et al, "bright, shining one" Nellie's Popularity in 2019: #868

Nellie Origin and Meaning

The name Nellie is a girl's name .

This ready-for-revival nickname name recalls the old Gay Nineties and bicycles-built-for-two era. In the US, Nellie is one of the most popular unique girl names, lying just beneath the Top 1000. About five times as many baby girls are named Nellie in the US today as shorter form Nell.

Nellie is one of the top girl names in Sweden.

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Popularity

Rank in US: #868

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Pop Culture References for the name Nellie

Nelly, Nelli, Neli, Nelley

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