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


Niels is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Niels?

Niels is a Scandinavian, especially Danish variant of the name Nicholas or Nikolaus and is of Greek origin.

What does the name Niels mean?

Niels means “victory of the people” (from Greek ancient “níkē/νίκη” = victory + “laós/λαός” = people/soldiers).

Pronunciation of Niels

Variants of the name Niels


Popularity of the name Niels

The name Niels is ranked #1535 overall.

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