What does Nial mean?
Associated with: champion.
(male) Naal, Ninal, ..
(female) Niali, Ninan, .. Middle name pairings:
Nial Linden (N.L.), ..
How popular is Nial?
Nial is an uncommon first name for males. Nial is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Neil (#639 in 2015), Neal (#1212), Neel (#1652), Nile, Niel, Oneal, Niles, Nels, Neale, Neill and Niall are the popular related forms of Nial (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Nial was common 7 decades ago (average #1366) and has become significantly diminished since (#1773, down 76.9%), with versions like Nels falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Nial is alike in pronunciation to Newall, Newel, Noel▲, Noll and Nowel. Other suggested similar names are Adal, Amal, Beal, Bidal, Bilal, Cal, Dal, Fidal, Gal, Hal▼, Hilal, Jimal, Mical, Mikal, Nap, Nat▼, Natal, Niaz, Nic, Nick▼, Nico▲, Nicol, Niels, Nigel, Nijel, Nik, Niki, Niko▲, Nils, Nisan, Nizar, Njal, Noah▲, Noak, Noam, Oral▼, Pal, Peal, Sal, Seal, Tal, Val, Vidal and Vital. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nial.See names in meaning and etymology.