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


Nigel is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Nigel?

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

What does the name Nigel mean?

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

Pronunciation of Nigel

Variants of the name Nigel


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Popularity of the name Nigel

The name Nigel is ranked #6757 overall.

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