Origin of Nelsonfrom the surname Nelson from Middle English Nel (see Neal) + son, son
a masculine name
Viscount Nelson 1758-1805; Eng. admiral
river in Manitoba, Canada, flowing from Lake Winnipeg northeast into Hudson Bay: 400 mi (644 km)
Origin of Nelsonso named by Sir T. Button on an expedition into Hudson Bay (1612), after R. Nelson, a crew member who died there
Any of several wrestling holds in which the user places an arm under the opponent's upper arm or armpit and presses the wrist or the palm of the hand against the back of the opponent's neck.
Origin of nelsonPerhaps from the name Nelson
- Lord Nelson (1758-1805), a British admiral.
- A patronymic surname.
- A male given name transferred from the surname.
- A city in British Columbia
- A city in Georgia, USA
- A village in Illinois
- A city in Minnesota
- A city in Missouri
- A city in Nebraska
- A CDP in Nevada
- A town in New Hampshire
- A town in New York
- A city in New Zealand
- A town in Victoria, Australia
- A village in Wisconsin
- Remember in grade school when one of those bullies would put you in a half-nelson or whatever you call it, and twist your arm up your back?
- 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.
- For the events which then occurred at Naples, so compromising to the reputation of Nelson, see NELSON and NAPLES.
- Here in 1806 the remains of Nelson lay in state before their burial in St Paul's Cathedral.