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Name Nigel

Meaning:maybe championTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Abigél, Angel, Angel, Ángel, Biel, Bilel, Engel, Fidel, Miguel, Mikel     Details
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About Neil, the group of names with the same origin as Nigel

Meaning/translation:maybe champion
Language of origin:Old Irish
Info about origin:from the Gaelic name Niall with a disputed meaning, maybe champion
Words:niall = the champion  Old Irish
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Variants' top ranks:22:Neil England+Wales 1974,  23:Nigel England+Wales 1964,  36:Niall Ireland 1999,  363:Neal USA 1980-1989
Somehow related to:Nelson
Old/original forms:Nigellus Latinized
Name variants:Neal, Neil, Niall, Nigel, Njal   Sortable list   Details
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England+Wales decadesGraph1974 55,  1964 231954 27,  1944 69
USA decades 1990-1999 500
USA yearlyGraph2010 932,  2009 858,  2008 808,  2007 742,  2006 707,  2005 730,  2004 766,  2003 708,  2002 667,  2001 621,  2000 576,  1999 555,  1998 537,  1997 534,  1996 523,  1995 507,  1994 4771993 487
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