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What does Nygel mean?

Nygel Pronunciation of Nygel [nygel] as a boys' name has the meaning "champion". Nygel is a variant form of Nigel (Irish, Gaelic): variation of Niall.

Associated with: champion.


3 alternative forms via Nigel: Niguel, Nijel and Njal.

Creative forms:
(male) Negel, Newgel, ..


Middle name pairings:
Nygel Joey (N.J.), ..

How 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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Nygel (outside Top 2000) is Nigel (#1106 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Niguel, are seldom used. This relation of Nygel was popular with parents 21 years ago (#478) and is now significantly less popular (#1106, down 60.6%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Nygel is alike in pronunciation to Nagel, Nagelle and Nagle. Other recommended names are Angel, Hywel, Mykel, Naegel, Neel, Newel, Niel, Noel, Nowel, Nye, Nyles, Nyree, Rigel and Tyrel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nygel.

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