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Boy Name: Niels

Name: Niels
Pronunciation: \ni(e)-ls\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Danish
Related Names: Nicholas
Sounds Like: Nels, Nils
Similar Names: Niel, Noel, Neely, Neel, Mills, Niles, Nile, Niall, Nial, Neils, Nilos, Nikos, Niklos, Niklas, Nicos, Sills, Wills

Description

Niels \ni(e)-ls\ as a boy's name is of Danish origin. Variant of Neil (Irish, Gaelic) "champion".

For more information, see also the related name Nicholas.

Baby names that sound like Niels are Nels and Nils. Other similar baby names are Niel, Noel, Neely, Neel, Mills, Niles, Nile, Niall, Nial, Neils, Nilos, Nikos, Niklos, Niklas, Nicos, Sills and Wills.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Niels.

Popularity

Niels is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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