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Name Nils

Meaning:victory of the peopleTools:

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About the name Nils in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian
Is short form of:Niklas
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Niels, Nil, Nila, Nilo     Details
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About Nicholas/Nicole, the group of names with the same origin as Nils

Meaning/translation:victory of the people
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:well known as the name of Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra (4th century AD)
 until now there were 5 popes named Nicholas
Words:nike = the victory  Old Greek
 laos = the people  Old Greek
Topics:Popes
Variants' top ranks:1:Nikola Belgrade 2006,  2:Nicole Philippines 2009,  2:Nikolaj Denmark 2001,  2:Nik Slovenia 2014,  3:Nicola England+Wales 1974,  3:Nika Slovenia 2014,  3:Nikol Bulgaria 2012,  3:Nico Switzerland/German 2009,  3:Nicolas France 1997,  4:Niklas Düsseldorf 2001
Somehow related to:Klaus
Name variants:Caline, Coletta, Colette, Nichola, Nichole, Nicki, Nicky, Nicol, Nicola, Nicole, Nicoleta, Nicoletta, Nicolette, Nicolina, Nicoline, Nika, Niki, Nikki, Nikol, Nikola, Nikole, Nikolett, Nikoletta, Nikolina, Nikoline, Claes, Colin, Collin, Klaas, Kolja, Miklós, Mikolaj, Nic, Niccolò, Nicholas, Nick, Nicki, Nicklas, Nicklaus, Nickolas, Nicky, Niclas, Nico, Nicol, Nicola, Nicolaas, Nicolae, Nicolai, Nicolas, Nicolás, Nicolaus, Nicolay, Nicollò, Nicolo, Nicolò, Niek, Niels, Niilo, Nik, Niki, Nikko, Niklas, Niklaus, Niko, Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolaj, Nikolas, Nikolasz, Nikolaus, Nikos, Nils   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
France 2002 259
NorwayGraph2015 126,  2014 114,  2013 1122012 127,  2011 150,  2010 139,  2009 134,  2008 152
Norway prevalence 2015 44
SwedenGraph2015 172014 20,  2013 27,  2012 31,  2011 27,  2010 38,  2009 45,  2008 46,  2007 47,  2006 49,  2005 51,  2004 58,  2003 56,  2002 56,  2001 58,  2000 55,  1999 62,  1998 67
Sweden prevalence 2014 9
Switzerland 1997 101
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 49,  2014 45,  2013 43,  2012 22,  2011 26,  2010 23,  2009 27,  2008 20,  2007 15,  2006 122005 19,  2004 26,  2003 35,  2002 36,  2001 33
Switzerland/ZurichGraph2015 26,  2014 34,  2013 7
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