Nell

Gender:girl

Meaning:ray of sunshine

Origin:English

Pronunciation:n ell

Variations:Nel, Nelle

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Although this female name had its origins in Old English, it also has its roots in Old Greek, Latin and Arabic, however in no matter what language its meaning is always related to the light. Nell was often used as a pet name for names such as Helen, Eleanor and Danielle, however the name has now transferred into a forename in its own right.

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