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Nelson - Letter N - Boy Baby Names

In our Nelson boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Nelson
  • Meaning: Son Of Neal
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 74,731 boys given the name Nelson. That is approximately 0.04% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Nelson is most popular in California, New York, Texas, Florida, and New Jersey.
  • Similar sounding names: Nelson
  • Popularity of Nelson:
    YearRankTotal 2012 560 461 2011 560 453 2010 572 442 2009 524 515 2008 497 549 2007 468 579 2006 447 604 2005 441 593 2004 455 570 2003 423 610 2002 411 617