Name Nelly Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Nelly


Nelly is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Nelly?

Nelly is a short form of Cornelia, but also of Petronella, Helene, Eleonore and Elizabeth.

What does the name Nelly mean?

Nelli means “of the Cornelius family” and “horn” (from Cornelia), “the other Aenor”, “merciful” and “God is my light” (from Eleonore) and “God is abundance”, “God is my oath” and “God has sworn” (from Elizabeth).

Pronunciation of Nelly

Variants of the name Nelly

Nelli Nellie

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Popularity of the name Nelly

The name Nelly is ranked #1470 overall.

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