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What does Nilsa mean?

Nilsa Pronunciation of Nilsa [nil-sa] as a girls' name. The name Nilsa means "champion". Nilsa is an alternate form of Nilsine (Scandinavian, Irish, Gaelic): feminine of Nils.


1 relation via Nilsine: Nilsina.

Creative forms:
(female) Nilla, Nilna, ..

(male) Nilcio, Nilios, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nilsa Helen (N.H.), ..

How popular is Nilsa?

Nilsa is a very prominent first name for females (#1911 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Nilsa was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #1465 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nilsa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nilsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nilsa is pronounced similarly to Nellsea, Nelsea, Nelsey, Nelsie and Nelsy. Other recommended names are Ailsa, Ellsa, Elsa, Gisa, Helsa, Illsa, Ilsa, Kelsa, Liesa, Lisa, Lissa, Naila, Nalea, Neila, Neilla, Nela, Nelda, Nelia, Nella, Nessa, Nevsa, Neysa, Nia, Niada, Nibia, Nicia, Nidia, Niesha, Nika, Nikia, Nila, Nilda, Nillda (see Nilda), Nina, Ninfa, Nioma, Nira, Nis, Nisha, Nissa, Nita, Nitsa, Nitza, Nola, Nula, Nyla, Nysa, Nyssa, Riesa, Risa, Ritsa and Tisa. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nilsa.

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