What does Nelly mean?

Nelly meaning in Names Dictionary

Diminutive of Ellen or Eleanor: A variant regarding the Greek Helen, indicating shining light, or most gorgeous girl.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Female


Nelly meaning in Etymology Dictionary

fem. proper name, in addition Nellie, diminutive of Nell, a pet kind of Ellen, Helen, or Eleanor. Indicating "weak-spirited person" is very first attested 1961.


Nelly - German to English

Glittering Goldie O'Gilt [Disney]


Sentence Examples with the word Nelly

I passed Skinny Nelly who looked the other way as I neared her.

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