First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nelan

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Alt. Meaning

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

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Popularity of Nelan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nelan U.S.
  White 93.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nelan

People with the last name Nelan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nelan

  • How Popular is the name Nelan? As a last name Nelan was the 73,215th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Nelan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Nelan is Friday, July 13th, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Nelan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Nelan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Nelan: Your name in reverse order is Nalen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nnale. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nelan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 265 people with the last name Nelan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nelan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nelan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Nelans Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Nelan born Jun 7, 1936

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 Romania approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

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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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).