US Popularity:3101
Other Origin(s):Greek, French, British
Meaning:Shining light; Horned, hard as a horn
Nell, as a girl's name, is of Latin, French, Greek, and English origin. Quite fittingly, the most popular meaning of Nell is "shining light” which is certainly what baby will be to you. Nell is a variant of the Latin name Cornelia, meaning "horned" or "hard as a horn," the French Eleanor, Greek Helen, and the English name Nelly. It’s quite clear that Nell is well-traveled, becoming worldly right before history’s eyes. If you’re seeking a name that could fit a number of cultures or inspire baby as a globetrotter, Nell is always a good call.

Nell Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Nell is currently #1215 on The Bump
Girl:Nell is currently #885 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Nell is currently #3101 in U.S. births
Girl:Nell is currently #1688 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 58
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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