Nelson meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Nelson No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: English
How to pronounce Nelson ne-lson What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Son Of NEIL Son of a Champion New York Governor and American Vice President Nelson Rockefeller South African Activist Nelson Mandela Solemn English name of Irish origin, meaning: son of Neil, modeled on the British Admiral Lord Nelson. Namesakes: Nelson Mandela, South African politician and statesman.

Nelson was ranked 546 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.73% from its previous ranking of 550 in 2015. Nelson was ranked 938 in 2004 list of US girls name and dropped by 6.47% from its previous ranking of 881 in 1999.

Full form of Nelson : Naive Eager Level-Headed Scientific Obedient Neat

History of Nelson

Nelson is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1159 in 2015. Only 486 people have Nelson as their first name. Nelson is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Nelson was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 546 (0.010841% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 76875 people wear Nelson as their first name. English etymology. Means: "Son of Nel" Celebrates 3 February. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Nelson showcases in the charts. 0.021268% of US citizens have this given name.

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Born in England in 1534 in York County, Nelson was ordained at Douai in 1576. He returned to his country the following year to minister there, he was arrested and accused of popery. He refused to swear allegiance to the Anglican Church, obeying only the Church of Rome, and died beheaded in 1578. Born in England in 1534 in York County, Nelson was ordained priest in Douai in 1576. Returned to his home country the following year to practice his ministry, he was arrested and charged with popery. He refuses to swear allegiance to the Anglican Church, obeying only the Church of Rome, and dies disgraced in 1578.

Expression number of Nelson is 7.

Discreet, very conscientious, precise, they like a job well done. Nelson likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Nelson are gifted with an analytical mind. Demanding with themselves, orderly, they know how to be firm. Nelson are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone. Passionate and patient at the same time, they put the time they need to get what they want. They are sociable and use their relationships intelligently. They do not give their trust easily, but are very loyal in friendship as well as in love.

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Names like Nelson Nelson Namesakes Related Names: Nel Nela Nelah Nelani Nelba Nelcy Nelda Neldean Neldon Neleah Neleh Neleigh Nelena Neli Nelia Neliah Nelida Nelie Nelina Nelisa Posts having Nelson: Comments :Susy Paulino Nelson is a male first name, which appears many times in the Portuguese-speaking world. While the name Nelson is very common in Latin American countries, it has its preponderance in countries like the United States, Ireland, Italy and New Zealand. The name began to be used as a proper name in honor of Horatio Nelson, the admiral who died in the Battle of Trafalgar rejecting the fleet Napoleon. Variants of the name in other languages are Portuguese : Nelson, Nélson, Spanish : Nelson. Popularity of Nelson
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