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The name Nell is of English origin, and means light.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Nell has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Nell
Use of the Name Nell for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
24,379 108 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Nell has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Nell last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1956, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Nell
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188017077  
188117575  
1882159103  
1883154116  
1884162120  
1885151151  
1886144175  
1887168146  
1888159188  
1889156194  
1890160221  
1891175190  
1892172216  
1893188187  
1894181215  
1895171247  
1896187215  
1897190209  
1898186246  
1899201192  
1900198256  
1901200205  
1902186247  
1903204206  
1904200227  
1905201229  
1906197241  
1907201261  
1908193288  
1909207277  
1910204317  
1911219321  
1912218421  
1913211489  
1914232528  
1915228687  
1916226720  
1917222763  
1918246688  
1919248667  
1920256662  
1921237761  
1922257648  
1923257623  
1924258643  
1925266623  
1926291525  
1927282562  
1928299496  
1929296490  
1930296507  
1931294456  
1932285480  
1933287443  
1934302428  
1935318389  
1936333351  
1937362320  
1938355331  
1939410272  
1940396293  
1941440241  
1942461261  
1943498225  
1944541177  
1945542182  
1946577193  
1947625182  
1948613182  
1949749132  
1950675159  
1951742140  
1952800128  
1953784137  
1954932108  
1955    
1956975108  
Totals:  24,379 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Nell as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Nell appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 76 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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