Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. NYEE-əl(Irish)
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Meaning & History

Irish form of Neil.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNeil, Nigel, Nigellus, Neal(English) Njáll(Icelandic) Njål(Norwegian) Njáll(Old Norse) Neil(Scottish)
Surname DescendantsMac Néill, McNeill, Neil, O'Neal, O'Neill, Ó Néill, O'Niall(Irish)

Popularity

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Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Niall.shtml.
Entry updated January 21, 2022