Nelson

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Neil +‎ -son and Nell +‎ -son.

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Nelson

  1. Lord Nelson (1758-1805), a British admiral.
  2. A patronymic surname​.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname.
    • 1994 Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom:
      Africans of my generation - and even today - generally have both a Western and an African name. Whites were either unable or unwilling to pronounce an African name, and considered it uncivilized to have one. That day, Miss Mdingane told me that my new name was Nelson. Why she bestowed this particular name upon me I have no idea. Perhaps it had something to do with the great British sea captain Lord Nelson, but that would only be a guess.
  4. A city in British Columbia.
  5. A city in Georgia in the United States.
  6. A village in Illinois.
  7. A town in Lancashire, England.
  8. A city in Minnesota.
  9. A city in Missouri.
  10. A small city in Nebraska, and the county seat of Nuckolls County.
  11. A census-designated place in Nevada.
  12. A town in New Hampshire.
  13. A town in New York.
  14. A city and region in New Zealand, named after Horatio Nelson.
  15. A town in Victoria, Australia.
  16. A village in Wisconsin.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Nelson.

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Nelson m

  1. A male given name