US Popularity:22758
Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:Son of Neil; Champion; Cloud
Jump on the trend of surnamed-turned-first names with Neilson. A masculine moniker of Irish and Gaelic origin, Neilson is considered a patronymic name, meaning “son of Neil.” However, it also has a second meaning of “champion,” and a third possible meaning of “cloud.” Whether you are looking for a name to honor a beloved Neil in your life, you like the idea of giving baby a name worthy of their greatness, or you like the dreamy quality of the name, Neilson is an apt choice. Notable Neilsons include American musician Neilson Hubbard, and iconic children’s book illustrator Harry B. Neilson.

Neilson Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Neilson is currently #22758 in U.S. births
Boy:Neilson is currently #7107 in U.S. births

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