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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Nelia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Horn
  • #8093 All Time
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How popular is the name "Nelia" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1881 6 6 0
1882 8 8 0
1883 5 5 0
1884 13 13 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 6 6 0
1887 6 6 0
1888 17 17 0
1889 10 10 0
1890 9 9 0
1891 7 7 0
1892 11 11 0
1893 12 12 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 8 8 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 11 11 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 8 8 0
1901 11 11 0
1902 14 14 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 7 7 0
1905 10 10 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 12 12 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 13 13 0
1915 22 22 0
1916 15 15 0
1917 11 11 0
1918 14 14 0
1919 14 14 0
1920 21 21 0
1921 14 14 0
1922 10 10 0
1923 14 14 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 12 12 0
1926 12 12 0
1927 12 12 0
1928 12 12 0
1929 9 9 0
1930 13 13 0
1931 7 7 0
1932 11 11 0
1933 17 17 0
1934 15 15 0
1935 12 12 0
1936 10 10 0
1937 16 16 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 11 11 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 13 13 0
1942 12 12 0
1943 11 11 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 12 12 0
1948 15 15 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 15 15 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 13 13 0
1954 12 12 0
1955 15 15 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 16 16 0
1958 8 8 0
1959 10 10 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 13 13 0
1963 13 13 0
1964 8 8 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 7 7 0
1968 15 15 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 19 19 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 15 15 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 18 18 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 10 10 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 8 8 0
1989 8 8 0
1990 10 10 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 8 8 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 8 8 0
2002 14 14 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 12 12 0
2006 11 11 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 13 13 0
2010 17 17 0
2011 13 13 0
2012 15 15 0
2013 19 19 0
2014 14 14 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Nelia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,404 babies born with the name Nelia in the United States. That's more than enough Nelias to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nelia" was in 1915 with a total of 22 babies.

According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nelia" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1970. Across the entire United States a total of only 19 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Nelia popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Nelia

The name "Nelia" is of English origin, and it means "Horn". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for lucky, who is more?

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Ailen". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ineal". 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 Nelia born Aug 13, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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