Nel (name)

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Nel is both a South African (Afrikaans) surname and a Dutch feminine given name. Notable people with the name include:


Given name[edit]

Feminine name[edit]

The Dutch feminine name is a short form of Petronella or Cornelia. People with the name include:

Fictional character

Masculine name[edit]

Often a short form of Nelson

  • Nel Martín (born 1980), Spanish vert skater
  • Nel Oduber (born 1947), Prime Minister of Aruba
  • Nel Tarleton (1906–1956), English featherweight boxer
  • Nel Ust Wyclef Jean (born 1969), Haitian musician better known as Wyclef Jean

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