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

838

Nils is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Nils?

Nils is a Swedish and Norwegian form of the name Nicholas or Nikolaus and is of Greek origin.

What does the name Nils mean?

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

Pronunciation of Nils

Variants of the name Nils

Niels

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Popularity of the name Nils

The name Nils is ranked #838 overall.

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