Nell as a girl's name is of Latin, Greek, and English origin. Quite fittingly, the meaning of Nell is "shining light” which is certainly what baby will be to you. Nell is a variant of the Latin name Cornelia, the Greek names Eleanor and Helen, and the English name Nelly. It’s quite clear that Nell has travelled well, 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.
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