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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Niall

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Champion
  • #8766 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Niall in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1955 5 0 5
1956 6 0 6
1958 7 0 7
1959 6 0 6
1960 6 0 6
1961 8 0 8
1962 7 0 7
1963 8 0 8
1964 14 0 14
1967 5 0 5
1968 10 0 10
1969 11 0 11
1970 14 0 14
1971 16 0 16
1972 8 0 8
1973 7 0 7
1974 7 0 7
1975 12 0 12
1976 11 0 11
1977 7 0 7
1978 8 0 8
1979 11 0 11
1980 11 0 11
1981 8 0 8
1982 14 0 14
1983 7 0 7
1984 10 0 10
1985 8 0 8
1986 21 0 21
1987 15 0 15
1988 18 0 18
1989 28 0 28
1990 24 0 24
1991 45 0 45
1992 30 0 30
1993 35 0 35
1994 37 0 37
1995 31 0 31
1996 34 0 34
1997 35 0 35
1998 29 0 29
1999 33 0 33
2000 37 0 37
2001 34 0 34
2002 32 0 32
2003 39 0 39
2004 34 0 34
2005 28 0 28
2006 35 0 35
2007 33 0 33
2008 33 0 33
2009 22 0 22
2010 18 0 18
2011 34 0 34
2012 43 0 43
2013 69 0 69
2014 64 0 64
2015 53 0 53

Want to know about the popularity of the Niall baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,275 babies born with the name Niall in the United States. That's more than enough Nialls to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Niall" was in 2013 with a total of 69 babies.

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Niall" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of only 33 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Niall popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Niall" mean? The list below shows the origins of Niall as well as things modernly associated with the name Niall such as celebrities named Niall.

Origin and Meaning of Niall

The name "Niall" is of Irish origin, and it means "Champion". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Alternative Meanings

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

L is for little, the little things you do.

L is for luster, your shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Llain". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nllia". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Niall born Jul 13, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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