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


Nil is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Nil thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Nil?

Nil is a Catalan and Russian variant of the Greek name Neilos (Νεῖλος). In Turkey, Nil is a girl’s name and comes directly from the Turkish name for the river Nile.

What does the name Nil mean?

Nile means “river”, “Nile river” or “river valley” (from ancient Greek “Neîlos/Νεῖλος” or Latin “nilus”).

Pronunciation of Nil

Popularity of the name Nil

The name Nil is ranked #6318 overall.

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