Meaning and Origin of Nelly - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Nelly

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Horn; feminine form of Cornelius
  • Greek : Torch
  • Greek : The bright one
  • Greek : Stone

Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Short for Nelson; singing
  • Old English : Son of a champion; son of Neil

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