Meaning:Son of Nell; Champion
Nelson is a boy’s name of English origin. One of its definitions quite literally means “the son of Nell,” while another is the more significant meaning of “champion.” You might immediately think of the freedom fighter and human rights activist Nelson Mandela when you hear this moniker. So, much like that inspirational Nelson, baby can be a champion for what he believes in, making the world a better place.
Famous People Named Nelson
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Nelson RockefellerUnited States Vice President
- Prince Rogers NelsonSinger
- Willie NelsonMusician, Singer
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