Nellie is a girl name and means horn; sun ray, shining light. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \n(el)-lie\. Other similar names and variants include: Cellie, Kellie, Mellie, Nellsie, Nelsie. Nellie is a very popular first name for women (#238 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.

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Nellie Cooper
Nellie Cooper
  • No. of movies: 1
The Bump

The Bump

Directed by: Adrian Brunel

Starring: C. Aubrey Smith, Faith Celli, Douglas Marshall, Nellie Cooper

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Nellie a popular name?

Over the years Nellie was most popular in 1901. According to the latest US census information Nellie ranks #55th while according to Nellie ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Nellie?

According to the US census in 2018, 236 girls were born named Nellie, making Nellie the #1071st name more popular among girl names. In 1901 Nellie had the highest rank with 1463 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Nellie?

Nellie is #1071st in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Nellie more popular ?

The name Nellie was more popular in 1901 with 1463 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Nellie

The last time a baby was named Nellie was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Nellie?

In 2018 there were 236 baby girls named Nellie.

Who is a famous person named Nellie?

There a several famous people named Nellie, for example musician Nellie Melba, actor Nellie Parker Spaulding, actor Nellie Bly Baker.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Nellie?

A famous actor/actress named Nellie is Nellie Allen, starring in 2 movies, including The High Sign and Station Content.

Who is a famous singer named Nellie?

A famous singer named Nellie is Nellie Melba, with over 3 songs, including Comin' Thro' the Rye and Good-bye.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Nellie?

There are 17 actors named Nellie including Nellie Allen and Nellie Parker Spaulding who appeared in movies such as The High Sign and The Flight of the Duchess.