Given Name NIELS (1)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Danish
PRONOUNCED: NILS  [details]

Meaning & History

Danish form of NICHOLAS. A famous bearer was Niels Bohr (1885-1962), a Danish physicist who investigated the structure of atoms.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nicolaus, Nikolaos (Ancient Greek), Nikola (Basque), Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay (Bulgarian), Nicolau (Catalan), Nikola, Nikica, Niko, Nikša (Croatian), Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola (Czech), Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Kai, Klaas, Nick, Nico, Niek (Dutch), Nicholas, Colin, Collin, Nic, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nik, Nikolas (English), Nikolao, Niĉjo (Esperanto), Nigul (Estonian), Niklas, Kai, Klaus, Launo, Niilo, Niko (Finnish), Nicolas (French), Kai, Kay, Klaes (Frisian), Nicolau (Galician), Nikoloz, Nika, Niko, Nikusha (Georgian), Niklas, Nikolaus, Claus, Kai, Klaus, Nickolaus, Nico, Nicolaus, Niko (German), Niklaus (German (Swiss)), Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas, Nikos (Greek), Miklós, Kolos, Miksa (Hungarian), Nioclás (Irish), Niccolò, Nicola, Nico, Nicolao, Nicolò (Italian), Nikolajs (Latvian), Klaos (Limburgish), Klaas (Low German), Nikola, Nikolče, Nikolche (Macedonian), Nikora (Maori), Nichol, Nicol, Col (Medieval English), Niklas, Kai, Klaus, Nils (Norwegian), Mikołaj (Polish), Nicolau, Nico (Portuguese), Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor (Romanian), Nikolai, Nikolay, Kolya (Russian), Neacel, Nichol, Nicol (Scottish), Nikola, Nikica (Serbian), Mikuláš (Slovak), Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko (Slovene), Nicolás, Nico (Spanish), Niklas, Claes, Kai, Klas, Nils (Swedish), Mykola (Ukrainian)
SAME SPELLING: Niels (2)

Categories

scientists
Entry updated September 1, 2013