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What does Nimrod mean?

Nimrod Pronunciation of Nimrod [nim-rod] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nimrod is "we will rebel". Biblical: Nimrod "the mighty hunter" in Genesis.

Associated with: biblical, mighty (strong), hunter.


Creative forms:
(male) Narod, Newrod, ..

(female) Nimra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nimrod Lucius (N.L.), ..

How popular is Nimrod?

Nimrod is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#75219 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Nimrod reached its apex rank of #1400 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ahmod, Brod, Ellrod, Elrod, Jarod, Jarrod, Jerod, Jerrod, Nemo, Nicco, Nichol, Nico, Nicol, Nicos, Nikko, Niklos, Niko, Nikos, Nilos, Nilson, Nixon and Njord. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nimrod.