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


Nilo is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Nilo?

The name Nilo is of Greek and Latin origin. Besides, Nilo is a short form of the name Danilo.

What does the name Nilo mean?

Nilo means “God is my judge” (from Danilo) and “river”, “Nile river” or “river valley” (from ancient Greek “Neîlos/Νεῖλος” or Latin “nilus”).

Other variants and nicknames

Similar first names like Nilo are Nil, Nilai, Nilan, Nilang, Nilanjan, Nilas, Nile, Niles, Nilesh, Nilias, Nilin, Nils, Nilsom, Nilsson and Nilus. Popular nicknames are Lio, Nil and Nille. The female version of Nilo is Nila. Anagrams for Nilo are Ilon, Noli, Lino, Lion, Loni and Olin.

Famous people named Nilo

  • Nilo Acuña (1943 - 2004) was a Pro-Soccer-Player from Urugay. E consecutively won the Uruguayan league.
  • The Pulitzer-Winner Nilo Cruz (born 1960) is a Cuban-US-American playwright. In 2003, he received the Pulitzer-Prize in the category theater as the first Hispano-American for his play “Anna in the Tropics”.
  • Nilo Soruco (1927 - 2004) was a communist singer-songwriter from Bolivia. He was exiled from Bolivian government for multiple years and wrote over 300 songs.

Pronunciation of Nilo

Variants of the name Nilo


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Popularity of the name Nilo

The name Nilo is ranked #1173 overall.

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