Niall

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Male Male Name

Origin and Meaning

Gaelic name of uncertain meaning. Some theories:

1) Old Irish nél = 'cloud' [1]

2) Old Irish niadh = 'champion' [2]

3) Old Irish ? = 'passionate' [1]

4) Celtic/Irish ? = 'warrior' [3] [4] [1]

Related Names

Neil
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Neill
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Nial
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Swedish
Niall
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Irish
Niáll
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Old Norse
Niel
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Nigel
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Njal
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Danish Swedish
Njál
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Faroese
Njála
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Icelandic
Njáll
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Icelandic Old Norse
Njálur
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Faroese
Njell
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Norwegian
Njædel
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Norwegian
Njål
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Norwegian Swedish
Njaal
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Norwegian

See also Joel, Nelson

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 27 42
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 20 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 10 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 35
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Niall.

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi