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pinWhat does Nygel mean?

Nygel /ny-gel/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name has the meaning "champion". Nygel is a variant form, with the prefix Ny-, of Nigel (Irish, Gaelic): variation of Niall.


Nygel has 4 alternative forms via Nigel: Nigellus, Niguel, Nijel and Njal.

Kreatif forms: Newgel, Nogel. [more]

pinHow popular is Nygel?

Nygel is a rare first name for men. Nygel is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

The only popular variation form of Nygel (outside Top 1000) is Nigel. Variants like Niguel are seldom used. This boy name was at the peak of its popularity in 1994 (usage of 0.522%) and is now significantly less popular, with Nigel becoming less stylish. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Nygel and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nigel in U.S.

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

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Nygel is alike in pronunciation to Nagel. Another recommended similar baby name is Naegel. Like Nygel, these names are not frequently used.