US Popularity:14947
Meaning:Torch; Bright, shining light
The girl’s name Nelsy is a variant spelling of Nelsie, which is a diminutive form of the name Nell. Nell is itself a short form of names such as Eleanor, Ellen, or Helen. This name has a rich history and origin, having been derived from the Greek name Helenē, which means “torch” or “bright, shining light.” In Greek mythology, Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, and she was considered to be the most beautiful woman in the world. Her abduction by Paris, a prince of Troy, sparked the Trojan War. If you’re looking for a name with a rich mythology that will inspire your little one to shine brightly, Nelsy fits the bill.

Nelsy Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Nelsy is currently #14947 in U.S. births
Girl:Nelsy is currently #8795 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1387
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