Nelly

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

English form of Nelli [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Nelli

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nelly
Genitive: Nellys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nelly
Genitive: Nellyn
Partitive: Nellyä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nelly
Genitive: Nellys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nelly
Genitive: Nellys

Name Day

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

11 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Leonie (Nelly) Sachs, 10 December 1891 – 12 May 1970, German-born poet and playwright in Sweden and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Literature, 1966)

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
3106 4447 5 10
Norway Norway[9]
1090 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
466 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 1531 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Nelly(f) Sources: [8][10][9][11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Nelly(f)

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [11]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi