Nelson as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Nelson?

We estimate that there are 50,443 people named Nelson who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Nelson is the 417th most common for men, and the 898th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Nelson?

The average person named Nelson is 43.54 years old.

Is Nelson a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

316 people named Nelson were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 797th most popular name for boys, and the 1,623rd most popular overall.

The popularity of Nelson peaked in 1882, when it was the 134th most popular name for baby boys.

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

Nelson is almost exclusively a male name. 99.4% of people named Nelson are male.

Popularity of Nelson in England

In 2020, Nelson was the in England and Wales.