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Nils Meaning


What does Nils mean?

The name Nils is of Swedish origin.

The meaning of Nils is "victorious people".

Nils is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Nils.

The Given Name Nils

Nils is a form of Nicholas. See Nicholas for further details.

Nils is quite a stylish name and a welcome find.

This 1 syllable name has a positive vibe and charm.

Nils is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Nils Liedholm.

Nils Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,155 in baby name popularity for boys with 25 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,225 in baby name popularity for boys with 18 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Nils sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Nils Name Popularity Page.

Nils Related Names

Nils is a form of Nicholas.

Variants of the name Nils include Nels.

The name Nilsine is a form of Nils.

Nils has the diminutive (nickname) Nisse.

Famous Nilss

  • Nils Liedholm ~ Soccer Player

Nils Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Nils.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Nils Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nils.

Just for fun, see the name Nils 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 Nils in Nautical Flags page.