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Nellie Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sooty \Soot"y\, a. [Compar Sootier; superl. Sootiest.] [AS. s?tig. See Soot.]
  1. Of or pertaining to soot; producing soot; soiled by soot. ``Fire of sooty coal.'' --Milton.
  2. Having a dark brown or black color like soot; fuliginous; dusky; dark. ``The grisly legions that troop under the sooty flag of Acheron.'' --Milton. Sooty albatross (Zo["o]l.), an albatross (Ph[oe]betria fuliginosa}) found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean; -- called also nellie. Sooty tern (Zo["o]l.), a tern (Sterna fuliginosa) found chiefly in tropical seas.
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  • Nellie Oleson: Nellie Oleson is a fictional character that appeared in the children's books written by Laura Ingalls Wilder . Her character was later ...
  • Nellie Ellis: Nellie Ellis is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders , played by Elizabeth Kelly Nellie was introduced as the ...
  • Nellie Connally: Idanell Brill "Nellie" Connally (February 24, 1919 – September 1, 2006) was the First Lady of Texas from 1963 to 1969. First Lady of ...
  • Nellie the Elephant: Nellie the Elephant is a song written in 1956 by Ralph Butler and Peter Hart about a fictional intelligent elephant of the same name ...
  • Nellie, Ohio: Nellie is a village in Coshocton County , Ohio , United States , along the Walhonding River . The population was 134 at the 2000 census . ...
  • Nellie Shabalala: Nellie Shabalala (1953 - May 15, 2002) was the wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo (LBM) leader and founder, Joseph Shabalala , for over ...
  • Nellie Campobello: Nellie Francisca Ernestina Campobello Luna, born María Francisca Moya Luna (b. November 7, 1900 – d. July 9, 1986), was a Mexican writer ...

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Meaning of the Name 'Nellie'


  • Meaning: Abbreviation of Eleanor shining light.
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Female


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