US Popularity:9134
Origin:Swiss
Other Origin(s):Greek, Norwegian, Swedish
Meaning:People of victory
Inspire baby’s successful future with the name Nils. This masculine name is of Swiss, Norwegian, and Swedish origin, showcasing Switzerland’s strong trade relations and political history with both Norway and Sweden. Nils also has Greek roots inspired by the name Nicholas, and is endowed with plenty of admirable aspirations. Coming from _Νικόλαος_, Nils means "people of victory," giving baby little doubt of where their ambitions will lead. Sharing close company with the Goddess Nike—the very personification of victory—little Nils will be one to watch in any field.

Nils Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Nils is currently #9134 in U.S. births
Boy:Nils is currently #3152 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#9134
in 2023
+ 3289
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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