♂ Name Nigel – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Nigel

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Nigel is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Nigel

Nigel derived from the name Nigellus, which is a Latinized form of the English name Neil.

Meaning of Nigel

Nigel means “champion” (from Gaelic “niachas”) or “cloud” (from Gaelic “nél”). In Latin, Nigel means “dark” or “black” (from “niger”).

Pronunciation of Nigel

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