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20k
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since 1880

Nelda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Anglo-Saxon
  • Meaning: From the Alder trees
  • #1641 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Nelda in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 5 5 0
1887 7 7 0
1888 8 8 0
1889 8 8 0
1891 5 5 0
1893 9 9 0
1894 8 8 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 8 8 0
1897 11 11 0
1898 11 11 0
1899 10 10 0
1900 27 27 0
1901 19 19 0
1902 18 18 0
1903 16 16 0
1904 19 19 0
1905 25 25 0
1906 37 37 0
1907 25 25 0
1908 16 16 0
1909 33 33 0
1910 29 29 0
1911 47 47 0
1912 63 63 0
1913 75 75 0
1914 117 117 0
1915 146 146 0
1916 158 158 0
1917 177 177 0
1918 164 164 0
1919 154 154 0
1920 224 224 0
1921 229 229 0
1922 251 251 0
1923 238 238 0
1924 311 311 0
1925 315 315 0
1926 349 349 0
1927 436 436 0
1928 440 440 0
1929 376 376 0
1930 434 434 0
1931 425 425 0
1932 468 468 0
1933 475 475 0
1934 493 493 0
1935 478 473 5
1936 524 524 0
1937 526 526 0
1938 567 567 0
1939 546 546 0
1940 540 540 0
1941 554 554 0
1942 464 464 0
1943 500 500 0
1944 435 435 0
1945 451 451 0
1946 521 521 0
1947 468 468 0
1948 490 490 0
1949 447 447 0
1950 375 375 0
1951 391 391 0
1952 387 387 0
1953 319 319 0
1954 350 350 0
1955 361 361 0
1956 279 279 0
1957 283 283 0
1958 243 243 0
1959 222 222 0
1960 235 235 0
1961 224 224 0
1962 186 186 0
1963 168 168 0
1964 165 165 0
1965 129 129 0
1966 101 101 0
1967 94 94 0
1968 95 95 0
1969 89 89 0
1970 74 74 0
1971 86 86 0
1972 63 63 0
1973 42 42 0
1974 54 54 0
1975 56 56 0
1976 42 42 0
1977 37 37 0
1978 37 37 0
1979 45 45 0
1980 32 32 0
1981 32 32 0
1982 43 43 0
1983 29 29 0
1984 27 27 0
1985 17 17 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 25 25 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 26 26 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 7 7 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 5 5 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 5 5 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 6 6 0
2014 5 5 0
2015 6 6 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Nelda baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,095 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nelda" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 148 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1933. Across the entire United States a total of 475 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Nelda popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nelda" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nelda as well as things modernly associated with the name Nelda such as celebrities named Nelda.

Anglo-Saxon

Origin and Meaning of Nelda

The name "Nelda" is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and it means "From the Alder trees". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Nelda

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Nelda Stark
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Nelda Lateef
Nelda Glamour Shots

Alternative Meanings

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Adlen". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dlnae". 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.

Past life for Nelda born Nov 6, 2014

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 Ukraine approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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