Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. NEHL-sən(English)
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Meaning & History

Americanized form of the Scandinavian names Nilsson, Nilsen, or Nielsen.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNikolaev, Nikolov(Bulgarian) Nikolić(Croatian) Colijn, Coolen, Cuyler, Kolen, Kolijn, Kollen, Kool, Koole, Koolen, Kools(Dutch) Nicholls, Nichols, Nicholson, Nicolson(English) Nicolas, Colin(French) Nicolai, Cola(Italian) Nikolovski(Macedonian) Mikolajczak(Polish) Nicolescu(Romanian) Nikolaev(Russian) Nikolić(Serbian)
Same SpellingNelson 1

Entry added January 21, 2022