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What does Njal mean?

Njal Pronunciation of Njal [njal] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Njal is "champion". Njal is a variant form of Nigel (Irish, Gaelic): transcription of Niall.

Associated with: champion.


2 different relations via Nigel: Nijel and Nygel.

Creative forms:
(male) Naal, Njar, ..


Middle name pairings:
Njal Murphy (N.M.), ..

How popular is Njal?

Njal is an uncommon given name for males. Njal is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Nigel (#1106 from current records) is the only popular alternative form of Njal (unlisted). Adoption of this relation of Njal reached its highest in the year 1994 (adoption of 0.02%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.01%, 61%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nigel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Njal and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adal, Amal, Beal, Cal, Dal, Gal, Hal, Nap, Nat, Natal, Neal, Neale, Neall, Neel, Neil, Nial, Niall, Niaz, Niel, Noah, Noak, Noam, Noel, Noll, Oral, Pal, Peal, Sal, Seal, Tal and Val. These names tend to be more frequently used than Njal.

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