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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.NEL-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of NELL.
VariantNellie
Other Languages & CulturesShelena African American Helena, Helene Ancient Greek Elaine Arthurian Romance Elena, Eleonora Bulgarian Helena, Jelena Croatian Helena, Alena, Lenka Czech Eleonora, Elin, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene, Nora Danish Eleonora, Heleen, Helena, Ellen, Heleentje, Noor, Noortje, Nora Dutch Helena, Jelena, Leena Estonian Eliina, Elina, Helena, Eleonoora, Ella, Elli, Heleena, Heli, Leena, Noora Finnish Eléonore, Hélène French Elene Georgian Elena, Eleonora, Eleonore, Helena, Helene, Lore, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni, Leonore, Nora German Elena, Eleni, Eleonora, Elli, Lena Greek Helen, Helena, Helene Greek Mythology Eleonóra, Heléna, Nóra Hungarian Helena Icelandic Léan Irish Elena, Eleonora, Ileana, Leonora, Lora, Lorita, Nora, Norina Italian Elīna, Helēna, Jeļena, Jelena Latvian Noor, Noortje Limburgish Elena, Jelena Lithuanian Elena Macedonian Eleonora, Elin, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Eli, Ella, Lena, Lene, Nora Norwegian Aliénor Occitan Eleonora, Helena, Lena Polish Helena, Leonor, Lena Portuguese Elena, Ileana, Ilinca, Lenuța Romanian Elena, Eleonora, Yelena Russian Elene Sardinian Eilionoir, Eilidh Scottish Jelena Serbian Elena, Helena, Alena, Lenka Slovak Helena, Jelena, Alena, Alenka Slovene Elena, Ileana, Leonor Spanish Eleonor, Eleonora, Elin, Elina, Ellinor, Helen, Helena, Helene, Ella, Lena, Nora Swedish Eleonora, Olena Ukrainian Elen, Elin Welsh
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Charles Dickens characters, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, The Haunting of Hill House characters, Wii Sports Resort opponent Miis
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute