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Niall Meaning


What does Niall mean?

The name Niall is of Gaelic origin.

The meaning of Niall is "champion".

Niall is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ni-all.

The Given Name Niall

Niall is a form of Niul. See Niul for further details.

Elegant and attractive, it is a name considered by many parents.

A sweet name, Niall possesses great character.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Niall I Naoighiallach, Niall II Frasach, and Niall III Caille.

Niall Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,667 in baby name popularity for boys with 95 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,902 in baby name popularity for boys with 76 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Niall Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Niall has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Niall to other names.

Niall Related Names

Niall is a form of Niul.

The names Neil, Neill, Niguel, Njal, Njall are all forms of Niall.

Famous Nialls

  • Niall I Naoighiallach ~ Irish King (379-405)
  • Niall II Frasach ~ Irish King (763-770)
  • Niall III Caille ~ Irish King (833-846)
  • Niall IV Gluin Dubh ~ Irish King (915-919)
  • Niall O'Brien ~ Cricket Player

Niall Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Niall.

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Niall Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Niall in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Niall.

Just for fun, see the name Niall in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Niall in Nautical Flags page.