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Nelda

First Name
20k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Nelda

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

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Nelda

Nelda was born on July 22nd, 1961 in Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.

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Nelda Gean Speaks is a former county treasurer andjustice of the peace, treasurer, and justice of the peace. Nelda was born in 1943. Nelda is also known as Nelda Gean Speaks.

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Nelda was born on October 4th, 1977 in Caballito, Buenos Aires.

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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 392 392 0
1952 387 387 0
1953 318 318 0
1954 350 350 0
1955 361 361 0
1956 280 280 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 85 85 0
1972 63 63 0
1973 42 42 0
1974 54 54 0
1975 56 56 0
1976 42 42 0
1977 38 38 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

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Popularity of Nelda as a first name

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Common last names for Nelda

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Wright
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Taylor
  • Lewis
  • Harris
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Thomas

Fun Facts about the name Nelda

  • How Popular is the name Nelda? Nelda is the 1,662nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nelda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,096 babies born with the first name Nelda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nelda to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nelda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nelda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nelda is Tuesday, May 11th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Nelda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nelda was in 1938 with a total of 567 babies.
  • Random Nelda Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nelda ranks 77th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 161 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Nelda: Your name in reverse order is Adlen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naedl. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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