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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Niall

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Champion
  • #8852 All Time
Girls
Boys
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1k Niel (Scandinavian)
< 1k Neale (Celtic)

How popular is the name "Niall" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1955505
1956606
1958707
1959606
1960606
1961808
1962707
1963808
196414014
1967505
196810010
196911011
197014014
197116016
1972808
1973707
1974707
197512012
197611011
1977707
1978808
197911011
198011011
1981808
198214014
1983707
198410010
1985808
198621021
198715015
198818018
198928028
199024024
199145045
199230030
199335035
199437037
199531031
199634034
199735035
199829029
199933033
200037037
200134034
200232032
200339039
200434034
200528028
200635035
200733033
200833033
200922022
201018018
201134034
201243043
201369069
201464064

Want to know about the populiarty of Niall? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,222 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 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Niall" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of only 45 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Niall in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Irish

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.

Alternative Meanings

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

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 "Nalil". 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 Aug 2, 1945

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North Europe approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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