Nihal

First Name
705
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nihal

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Alt. Meaning

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Notable Persons Named Nihal

DJ Nihal is a dj, radio, and television presenter. DJ was given the name Nihal Arthanayake on June 1st, 1971 in Harlow.

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Nihal Atsız was a writer. Nihal was given the name Hüseyin Nihâl on January 12th, 1905 in Kadıköy, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. They breathed their last breath on December 11th, 1975.

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Nihal was born on April 22nd, 1977.

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Nihal was born on July 13th, 2004 in Thrissur.

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Nihal was born in 1710. He left this life in 1782.

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Nihal Sri Ameresekere is a professional &litigation support consultant, public interest activist & author on combating fraud, corruption., lawsuit, and professional &litigationsupport consultant. He holds the title FCA, FCMA, CMA, CGMA, and CFE. Nihal was born on July 16th, 1947 in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nihal

DJ Nihal is a dj, radio, and television presenter. DJ was given the name Nihal Arthanayake on June 1st, 1971 in Harlow.

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Nihal Atsız was a writer. Nihal was given the name Hüseyin Nihâl on January 12th, 1905 in Kadıköy, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. They breathed their last breath on December 11th, 1975.

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How popular is the baby name Nihal in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1993 7 0 7
1995 9 0 9
1996 6 0 6
1997 6 0 6
1998 12 6 6
1999 12 0 12
2000 19 0 19
2001 29 5 24
2002 13 0 13
2003 18 0 18
2004 31 0 31
2005 34 0 34
2006 18 0 18
2007 34 9 25
2008 31 6 25
2009 36 8 28
2010 33 6 27
2011 44 14 30
2012 39 9 30
2013 53 18 35
2014 54 13 41
2015 52 11 41
2016 61 23 38
2017 54 17 37

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Popularity of Nihal as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nihal

  • How Popular is the name Nihal? Nihal is the 13,176th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nihal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 705 babies born with the first name Nihal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nihal to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nihal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Nihal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nihal is Sunday, April 5th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Nihal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nihal was in 2014 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Nihal Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nihal is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Nihal: Your name in reverse order is Lahin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lianh. 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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