Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. NEHL
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Meaning & History

Variant of Nell.

Related Names

DiminutivesNellie, Nelly
Other Languages & CulturesShelena(African American) Helena, Helene(Ancient Greek) Elaine(Arthurian Romance) Alena(Belarusian) Elena, Eleonora(Bulgarian) Helena(Catalan) Helena, Jelena(Croatian) Helena, Alena, Elen, Helenka, Lenka(Czech) Elin, Ellen, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Hella, Helle, Lena, Lene, Nora(Danish) Eleonora, Heleen, Helena, Eline, Ellen, Heleentje, Noor, Noortje, Nora(Dutch) Elena, Elina, Helen, Helena, Jelena, Heli, Helle, Leena(Estonian) Elena, Eliina, Elina, Ellen, Helena, Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Nelli, Noora(Finnish) Aliénor, Eléonore, Hélène, Léna, Nelly(French) Elene(Georgian) Elena, Eleonora, Eleonore, Ellen, Helena, Helene, Lore, Alena, Ella, Hella, Lena, Lene, Leni, Leonore, Nora(German) Elena, Eleni, Eleonora, Lena(Greek) Helen, Helena, Helene(Greek Mythology) Eleonóra, Heléna, Ella, Léna, Nóra(Hungarian) Helena(Icelandic) Léan(Irish) Elena, Eleonora, Ileana, Leonora, Nora, Norina(Italian) Eleonora, Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Elēna, Ina, Līna, Nora(Latvian) Noor, Noortje(Limburgish) Elena, Jelena(Lithuanian) Elena(Macedonian) Elin, Ellen, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Eline, Ella, Elna, Helle, Lena, Lene, Nora(Norwegian) Alienòr(Occitan) Eleonora, Helena, Helenka, Lena(Polish) Helena, Leonor, Lena(Portuguese) Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța(Romanian) Elena, Eleonora, Yelena, Nelli(Russian) Elene(Sardinian) Eilionoir, Eilidh(Scottish) Jelena(Serbian) Elena, Eleonóra, Helena, Alena, Lenka(Slovak) Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka, Ela(Slovene) Helena(Sorbian) Elena, Ileana, Leonor(Spanish) Eleonor, Eleonora, Elin, Elina, Ellen, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Ella, Elna, Lena, Nellie, Nelly, Nora(Swedish) Eleonora, Olena(Ukrainian) Elen, Elin(Welsh)
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Entry updated February 28, 2019