NILS
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Swedish and Norwegian form of NICHOLAS
Related Names
VARIANTS: Claes, Klas, Nels (Swedish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Nicolaus, Nikolaos (Ancient Greek), Nikola (Basque), Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay (Bulgarian), Nicolau (Catalan), Nikola, Nikica, Niko, Nikša (Croatian), Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola (Czech), Nikolaj, Claus, Kai, Klaus, Niels, Nikolaus (Danish), Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Kai, Klaas, Nick, Nico, Niek (Dutch), Nicholas, Colin, Collin, Nic, Nick, Nickolas, Nicky, Nikolas (English), Nikolao, Niĉjo (Esperanto), Nigul (Estonian), Niklas, Kai, Klaus, Launo, Niilo, Niko, Nikolaus (Finnish), Nicholas, Nicolas (French), Kai, Kay, Klaes (Frisian), Nicolau (Galician), Nikoloz, Nika, Nikusha (Georgian), Nicolaus, Nikolaus, Claus, Kai, Klaus, Nickolaus, Nico (German), Niklaus (German (Swiss)), Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nikolas (Greek), Miklós, Nikola, Miksa (Hungarian), Nioclás (Irish), Niccolò, Nicola, Nicolò, Nico (Italian), Nikolajs (Latvian), Klaos (Limburgish), Klaas (Low German), Nikola, Nikolche (Macedonian), Col (Medieval English), Mikołaj (Polish), Nicolau, Nico (Portuguese), Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor (Romanian), Nikolai, Nikolay, Kolya (Russian), Neacel, Nicol, Nichol (Scottish), Nikola, Nikica (Serbian), Mikuláš (Slovak), Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko (Slovene), Nicolao, Nicolás, Nico (Spanish), Mykola (Ukrainian)
Popularity
United States  - 
France  ranked #286 
Netherlands  ranked #310 
Sweden  ranked #27