Nellie

Nellie - A very unique female name



  Jan 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nellie appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #51. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nellie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nellie? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Nellie. The baby girl name Nellie was given to 66 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1778 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 21,413 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nellie peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 51.



Famous with this name

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Nellie Barnes
Nellie V. Nichols


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Nellie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nellie is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #451 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,461.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Nellie is where you live.


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Nellie origin and meaning

Nellie is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Nellie, pop culture references for the name Nellie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nellie

We've found the following names that sound similar to Nellie, sorted by popularity.

Noelle / Nell / Nola / Nayeli / Nyla / Noel / Noelia / Nelly / Nylah / Nallely /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121778
20111991
20101889
20091717
20082033
20072059
20062385
20052682
20042031
20032717
20022120
20012184
20002396
19992081
19981933
19972167
19962176
19951859
19942058
19931916
19922043
19911743
19901478
19891571
19881330
19872192
19861412
19851531
19841195
19831128
19821204
19811137
19801099
19791025
19781111
19771078
19761031
1975910
1974859
1973978
1972866
1971909
1970845
1969899
1968819
1967690
1966678
1965706
1964635
1963622
1962614
1961524
1960503
1959488
1958481
1957449
1956410
1955386
1954368
1953336
1952320
1951320
1950283
1949283
1948250
1947251
1946239
1945209
1944199
1943197
1942184
1941167
1940162
1939157
1938153
1937141
1936135
1935131
1934127
1933122
1932123
1931119
1930113
1929113
1928111
1927105
1926102
192598
192492
192388
192283
192180
192076
191969
191865
191764
191661
191563
191461
191358
191259
191155
191051

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota451
Utah519
Iowa584
Indiana1152
North Carolina1319
Ohio1579
California1586
Texas2461

Even more about Nellie


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Nellie a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Nellie?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nellie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 21,413
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +66

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