American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
In the U.S. also an Anglicisation of Scandinavian surnames such as Nilsen, Nielsen, and Nilsson, equivalent to "son of Nicholas".
Nelson Sentence Examples
Though Howe was now nearly seventy, and had been trained in the old school, he displayed an originality not usual with veterans, and not excelled by any of his successors in the war, not even by Nelson, since they had his example to follow and were served by more highly trained squadrons than his.
In the upper quadrangle is a bust of Nelson by Chantrey, and there are various other memorials and relics.
In 1906 he joined the Edinburgh publishing firm of Thomas Nelson & Sons.
In the Queen Anne range is the Royal Naval Museum, containing models, relics of Nelson and of Franklin, and other objects.