German diminutive of Cornelia

Nele Origin and Meaning

The name Nele is girl's name of German origin meaning "horn".
Nele originated as a German nickname for Cornelia, but it superseded its mother name and has been a Top 30 name in Germany since 2000.

Nell, or even the phonetic spelling, Nela, would be more intuitive to English speakers, but we love this Nele all the same.

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Famous People Named Nele

  • Nele Van der Lindenchild of Petra Van der Linden, founder of the Van Heesen bloggen