Name Nils

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Nils

Nils is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Nils

Nils is a Swedish and Norwegian form of Nicholas or Nikolaus.

Meaning of Nils

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

Nils in the categories

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Name Statistic: Nils is ranked #822 overall ↓ -20

  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 270 ↑ 22
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 480 ↓ -47
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 519 ↓ -11
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 662 ↑ 10
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 908 ↓↓ -119
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1020 ↓ -48
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1199 ↑ 26
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1201 ↓ -82
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1633 ↑ 63
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1668 ↓ -49
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2547 ↓ -15
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2746 ↑↑ 211
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2822 ↓↓ -125
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3022 ↓↓ -269
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3479 ↑↑ 184
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4154 ↓↓ -660
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5336 ↑↑ 530
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5355 ↓↓ -1359
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8525 ↑↑ 210

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Name Nils

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