US Popularity:6246
Other Origin(s):French, German, Greek
Meaning:The bright one; Old North
Nellene is a name derived from many well-known titles. It is an alternative to the familiar name Nelly, which in turn is a shortened version of Helen and Eleanor, along with many more. The meaning and origin of Nellene is up for debate. Potentially derived from Helen, the name has Greek origins, meaning “the bright one.” It could also be derived from Eleanor, which has roots in French and German, meaning “old north.” They say the North Star shines the brightest, and with a name like Nellene baby will be radiant.

Nellene Name Popularity Data

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in 1957
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from 1956
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