Nell
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Given Name NELL
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: NEL   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval diminutive of names beginning with El, such as ELEANOR, ELLEN (1) or HELEN. It may have arisen from the medieval affectionate phrase mine El, which was later reinterpreted as my Nel.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Nellie, Nelly
OTHER LANGUAGES: Shelena (African American), Helena, Helene (Ancient Greek), Elaine (Arthurian Romance), Elena, Eleonora (Bulgarian), Helena, Jelena (Croatian), Helena, Alena, Lenka (Czech), Eleonora, Elin, Ellinor, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene, Nora (Danish), Eleonora, Heleen, Helena, Ellen, Heleentje, Noor, Noortje, Nora (Dutch), Helena, Jelena, Leena (Estonian), Eleonora, Eliina, Elina, Helena, Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Noora (Finnish), Eléonore, Hélène (French), Elene (Georgian), Elena, Eleonora, Eleonore, Helena, Helene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni, Leonore, Lore, Nora (German), Elene, Eleni (Greek), Helen, Helena, Helene (Greek Mythology), Eleonóra, Heléna, Nóra (Hungarian), Léan (Irish), Elena, Eleonora, Ileana, Leonora, Lora, Lorita, Nora, Norina (Italian), Elīna, Helēna, Jelena, Jeļena (Latvian), Noor, Noortje (Limburgish), Elena, Jelena (Lithuanian), Elena (Macedonian), Eleonora, Elin, Ellinor, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene, Nora (Norwegian), Aliénor (Occitan), Eleonora, Helena, Lena (Polish), Helena, Leonor, Lena (Portuguese), Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța (Romanian), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Eilionoir, Eilidh (Scottish), Jelena (Serbian), Elena, Helena, Alena, Lenka (Slovak), Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka (Slovene), Elena, Ileana, Leonor (Spanish), Eleonor, Eleonora, Elin, Elina, Ellinor, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena, Nora (Swedish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  - 
England and Wales  ranked #334 
Belgium  ranked #86 
France  ranked #394