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Popularity
20k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Nelda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Anglo-Saxon
  • Meaning: From the Alder trees
  • #1621 All Time
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How popular is the name "Nelda" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
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Want to know about the populiarty of Nelda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,089 babies born with the name Nelda in the United States. That's more than enough Neldas to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1884 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nelda" was in 1938 with a total of 567 babies.

According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nelda" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 161 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of 540 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Nelda" mean?

Nelda (Anglo-Saxon): From the Alder trees

The name "Nelda" is of Anglo-Saxon origin and it means "From the Alder trees". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Adlen". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aednl". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Nelda popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Nelda in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Nelda born Sep 17, 2006

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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