Meaning of Nelly

Nelly is an English name for boys and girls.
The meaning is `sunray, shining light`
The name Nelly is most commonly given to Norwegian girls. (11 times more often than to American girls.)
Although in most countries Nelly is a name given to girls. In the United States, 1 out of 68 Nelly`s are boys.

What do they use in other countries?

Elan
Leni (German)
Laine
Lain
Ilja
Lean (Irish)
Nell (English)
Alane
Alin
Ellie (English)
Elly (English)
Elien
Elli (German)
Elienai
Alayna (English)
Ilke (Hungarian)



The name sounds like:

Neely, Nelli, Nelley, Nelle



See also:

Nelsey, Cornelia, Leonor, Eleonora, Leonora, Nora, Leonore, Eleonore, Eléonore, Helen, Nelle, Eleanora, Nellie, Eleanor, Lenore, Eleanore, Eleonor, Elinor, Elenora, Ellie, Elea

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