What does Nilson mean?
(male) Nilton, ..
(female) Nilnoa, Nilnor, .. Middle name pairings:
Nilson Mariano (N.M.), ..
How popular is Nilson?
Nilson is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8737 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Nilson (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Nelson (#631 from current records), Nils, Niles and Nels. Usage of these relations of Nilson reached its highest a century ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now significantly diminished, with forms like Nels falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Allson, Colson, Dillon▼, Dilon, Eilon, Ellson, Elson, Gibson▲, Gillon, Gillson, Gilon, Gilson, Hilton▼, Jimson, Milton▼, Nickson, Nilos, Nisan, Nissan, Nixon▲, Tildon, Tilton, Vinson, Willson, Wilson▼ and Wilton▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nilson.