Name Niel Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Niel


Niel is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Niel

Niel is an alternate form of the name Neil, which itself derived from the Gaelic name Niall. Niel could as well be a short form of the name Daniel, which is of Hebrew origin. The name Niel is especially popular in South Africa.

What is the meaning of the name Niel?

Niel means “champion” (from Gaelic “niachas”) or “cloud” (from Gaelic “nél”). Besides, Niel means “God is my judge” (from Hebrew “dan/דָּן” = to judge or “din/דִּין” = law + “el/אֵל” = God).

Pronunciation of Niel

Popularity of the name Niel

The name Niel is ranked #6054 overall.

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