Nels as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Nels?

We estimate that there are 1,835 people named Nels who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Nels is the 2,903rd most common for men, and the 6,858th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Nels?

The average person named Nels is 47.81 years old.

Is Nels a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

19 people named Nels were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 4,994th most popular name for boys, and the 10,610th most popular overall.

The popularity of Nels peaked in 1884, when it was the 306th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Nels a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Nels is almost exclusively a male name. The Social Security Administration does not record any females born with the name Nels.