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What does Nial mean?

Nial Pronunciation of Nial as a boys' name. The name Nial means "champion". Nial is an alternate form of Neil (Irish, Gaelic): Scottish variation of Niall.




VARIANTS Nile, Niel, Neill, Neile, Neel, Neall, Neale, Neal

RELATIONS VIA NEIL, NIALL Nealle, Nealon, Neilan, Neille, Neils, Nels, Niles, Oneal



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How popular is Nial?

Nial is an uncommon first name for males. Nial is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Neil (#626 IN 2018), Neal (#1609), Niall (#1667), Neel (#1777), Nile (#1973), Neale, Neill, Nels, Niel, Niles and Oneal are the popular related forms of Nial (UNLISTED) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Nial was common 7 decades ago (AVERAGE #1366) and has become significantly diminished since (#1786, DOWN 71%), with versions like Nels falling out of fashion. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Neal, Neale, Neel, Neil, Neill in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nels, Niall, Niel, Nile, Niles, Oneal in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Neil, Niall outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nial is alike in pronunciation to Newall, Newel, Noel, Noll and Nowel. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adal, Amal, Beal, Bidal, Bilal, Cal, Dal, Fidal, Gal, Hal, Hilal, Jimal, Mical, Mikal, Nap, Nat, Natal, Niaz, Nic, Nick, Nico, Nicol, Niels, Nigel, Nijel, Nik, Niki, Niko, Nils, Nisan, Nizar, Njal, Noah, Noak, Noam, Oral, Pal, Peal, Sal, Seal, Tal, Val, Vidal and Vital. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nial.

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