US Popularity:5409
Meaning:Fury; Passion; Hero; Champion
Niles is a boy's name of Irish origin that means "fury,” “passion,” “hero,” or “champion.” Its earliest usage was in ancient Scotland, where the name Mac Néill was much more common before it was anglicized to Niles. In more recent times, Niles was popularized in the 1990s by the witty and highly intelligent character Niles Crane in the hit sitcom Frasier. Whether you are a Celtic history enthusiast or a classic comedy fan, Niles might be a nice and niche choice for your little one!

Niles Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Niles is currently #3580 on The Bump
Boy:Niles is currently #1147 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Niles is currently #5409 in U.S. births
Boy:Niles is currently #1739 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 377
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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