Other Origin(s):Norwegian
Meaning:People of victory, champion
Niels is a masculine name of Danish and Norwegian origin and a rare respelling of Nils. It takes after the Greek favorite, Νικόλαος, or Nikólaos, meaning "people of victory" or "champion." It also draws inspiration from the Greek goddess and personification of victory, Nike, as well as the athletics brand that shares her name. As your little one's talents emerge, this name will remind them to share the glory of their wins.
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