What does the baby name Nelson mean? Learn about what Nelson means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Nelson - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Nelson
N-E-L-S-O-N, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Nelson
NEL sun
Meaning of Nelson
Son of neil, son of neil or nell, neil's son, son of neal.
Origin of Nelson
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Popularity of Nelson
Nelson currently has 121 likes, and is in the top 3% of liked boy's names. The name Winston is slightly more popular than Nelson.