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Nell Name Popularity

How popular is the name Nell? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 203 280 0.0795%
1911 221 274 0.0736%
1912 219 377 0.0748%
1913 215 447 0.0788%
1914 233 487 0.0699%
1915 229 649 0.0714%
1916 226 687 0.0711%
1917 222 730 0.073%
1918 249 639 0.0595%
1919 248 633 0.0605%
1920 255 631 0.0568%
1921 244 711 0.0621%
1922 257 619 0.0556%
1923 258 586 0.0523%
1924 262 599 0.0516%
1925 265 592 0.0524%
1926 285 507 0.0461%
1927 279 534 0.0482%
1928 294 472 0.0441%
1929 294 462 0.0446%
1930 284 486 0.0465%
1931 291 421 0.0427%
1932 281 451 0.0456%
1933 279 425 0.0456%
1934 295 402 0.0416%
1935 312 356 0.0366%
1936 320 330 0.0343%
1937 355 284 0.0288%
1938 338 310 0.0303%
1939 382 257 0.0253%
1940 369 274 0.0258%
1941 432 211 0.0187%
1942 439 232 0.0184%
1943 474 199 0.0152%
1944 516 151 0.0122%
1945 512 157 0.0129%
1946 545 161 0.0109%
1947 603 151 0.009%
1948 595 147 0.0092%
1949 680 108 0.0067%
1950 647 126 0.0078%
1951 706 108 0.0064%
1952 738 99 0.0057%
1953 744 102 0.0058%
1954 932 64 0.0035%
1955 999 55 0.003%
1956 939 70 0.0037%
1957 1,272 29 0.0015%
1958 1,129 44 0.0023%
1959 1,273 29 0.0015%
1960 1,260 34 0.0018%
1961 1,651 15 0.0008%
1962 0 0%
1963 1,536 19 0.0011%
1964 1,548 18 0.001%
1965 1,784 11 0.0007%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 2,206 7 0.0004%
1971 2,797 5 0.0003%
1972 0 0%
1973 1,768 16 0.0012%
1974 2,463 5 0.0004%
1975 2,547 5 0.0004%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 2,605 7 0.0005%
1984 3,193 5 0.0003%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 2,891 6 0.0004%
1988 0 0%
1989 3,344 6 0.0004%
1990 3,092 8 0.0005%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 3,406 6 0.0004%
1996 3,476 5 0.0003%
1997 3,848 5 0.0003%
1998 2,966 9 0.0006%
1999 2,894 10 0.0007%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 3,986 5 0.0003%
2006 3,792 5 0.0003%
2007 3,925 5 0.0003%
2008 3,328 7 0.0005%
2009 3,681 5 0.0003%
2010 0 0%
2011 3,623 5 0.0004%
2012 3,323 6 0.0004%
2013 2,932 10 0.0007%
2014 0 0%
2015 2,695 14 0.001%
2016 2,509 17 0.0012%
2017 2,099 28 0.002%
2018 2,397 17 0.0012%
2019 1,604 55 0.0041%

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What names sound like Nell?

If you like how Nell sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Nell.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Neel

Horn

Scottish

Nel

English

Nela

Horn

Latin

Nella

Horn

Latin

Nelle

Sun ray, shining light

Greek

Nelli

Sun ray, shining light

Greek

Noell

Christmas

French


What names are similar to Nell?

Find a name that’s like Nell, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bell

“The beautiful,” from the French belle, beautiful.

Hebrew

Dell

Noble kind

German


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