Nils

Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #4022 in 2013 and #4463 in 2014.

Famous People

Nils Lofgren (Singer), Nils Frykdahl (Singer), Nils Nilsen Ronning (Writer)

Meaning

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name) borrowed from Swedish and Norwegian.

In Swedish

Origin: Medieval vernacular form of the Latin Nicolaus, ultimately from Ancient Greek. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1455.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Catalan

Meaning(s):

-Town of the Rosselló district, in the Northern Catalonia, now part of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in (l en France).

In Danish

Origin: From Swedish Nils. A variant of the more common Danish Niels.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Norwegian

Origin: Medieval vernacular form of the Latin saint's name Nicolaus, Nicholaus, ultimately from Ancient Greek. Recorded in Norway since the 11th century. Cognate with English Nicholas.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).