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Niall name meaning

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Niall mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Niall

User Submitted Origins

Irish
80%
Gaelic
7%
Celtic
7%
Scottish
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 4 people from the United Kingdom and Spain, the name Niall is of Irish origin and means "Champion".
  2. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Niall is of Irish origin and means "Irish Gaelic for Champion".
  3. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Niall is of Irish origin and means "Church Boy, or Irish Princess".
  4. According to a user from Ireland, the name Niall is of Irish origin and means "Legend".
  5. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Niall means "Irish king".
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Borrowed from Irish or Scottish Gaelic, ultimately from Old Irish Níall, of uncertain original meaning. Suggestions include nél (“cloud”) and niadh (“champion”).

  1. A male given name from Irish used in Ireland and Scotland since the Middle Ages.

Niall was also found in the following language(s): Irish

Notable Persons Named Niall

Notable Persons Named Niall

Niall Horan

Niall Horan is a pop music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Niall was given the name Niall James Horan on September 13th, 1993 in Mullingar, Ireland.

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Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is a scientist in the field of world history. Niall was given the name Niall Campbell Ferguson on April 18th, 1964 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Niall Quinn

Niall Quinn is a soccer player for the Manortown United F.C., Arsenal F.C., Manchester City F.C., Sunderland A.F.C., BEC Tero Sasana F.C., Republic of Ireland national under-17 football team, Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team, and Republic of Ireland national under-23 footbal. Niall was born on October 6th, 1966 in Perrystown, Dublin, Ireland.

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Niall McGinn

Niall McGinn is a soccer player for the Aberdeen F.C., Dungannon Swifts F.C., Derry City F.C., Celtic F.C., Brentford F.C., Northern Ireland national under-23 football team, Northern Ireland national football B team, and Northern Ireland national football team. Niall was born on July 20th, 1987 in Dungannon.

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Niall Matter

Niall Matter is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2007. Niall was born on October 20th, 1980 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Niall MacGinnis

His most notable accomplishments were from 1935 to 1935. Niall was born on March 29th, 1913 in Dublin. He left this life on January 6th, 1977.

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  • Niall Breslin
    Musician
  • Niall Mackenzie
  • Niall Ó Glacáin
  • Niall Hone
    Musician
  • Niall O'Brien
    Cricketer
  • Niall Ó Donnghaile
    Councillor on Belfast City Council
  • Niall Booker
  • Niall O'Connor
  • Niall Thompson
    Soccer Player
  • Niall Macdermot
  • Niall Henderson
    Soccer Player
  • Niall Healy
    Athlete
  • Niall Donnelly
    Entrepreneur
  • Niall Burke
    Athlete

Notable Persons With the Last Name Niall

Notable Persons With the Last Name Niall

Earl of Carrick Niall

He passed away in 1256.

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Ian Niall

Ian was born on November 7th, 1916. He breathed his last breath on June 24th, 2002.

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Jake Niall

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Madden Niall

Madden was born on November 11th, 1985.

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Gillacommain mac Niall

He breathed his last breath in 991.

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Fun Facts about the name Niall

  • How Popular is the name Niall? Niall is the 8,162nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Niall have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,569 babies born with the first name Niall in the United States. That's more than enough people named Niall to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Niall? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Niall first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Niall is Sunday, February 3rd, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Niall born? The highest recorded use of the first name Niall was in 2018 with a total of 95 babies.
  • Random Niall Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Niall is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Niall: The name spelled backwards is Llain. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ailln. How do you pronounce that?
  • Niall name meaning

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