Other Origin(s):Dutch, Irish
Meaning:Nail; Son of the soldier
If you want baby to be tough as nails, you can't go wrong with Nagel. This masculine moniker is of German and Dutch origin and simply means "nail." It's traditionally a surname given to those who made or worked with nails, such as carpenters or builders. Nagel is also a notch from Irish Nagle, meaning "son of the soldier," so perhaps baby will be both handy and brave!
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