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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nael

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  • A submission from Malaysia says the name Nael means "Gift of Allah" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Singapore says the name Nael means "Gifted" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Nael means "Smart" and is of Arabic origin.
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Borrowed from a Germanic language, compare nagl.

  1. nail (of metal)
  2. pound (currency)

Notable Persons Named Nael

Nael is also known as Ajlouni and Nael. He breathed his last breath on February 20th, 2015.


Nael Najjer is a sports team member for the KSV Hessen Kassel.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nael


Where is the name Nael popular?

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Popularity of Nael as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Nael

  • How Popular is the name Nael? Nael is the 17,313th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nael have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 450 babies born with the first name Nael in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nael to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nael? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nael first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nael is Wednesday, July 7th, 1920.
  • What year had the most people named Nael born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nael was in 2017 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Nael Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nael is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Nael: Your name in reverse order is Lean. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lnea. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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