"son of Neil"

Niles Origin and Meaning

The name Niles is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "son of Neil".

Perfect name for TV Frasier's effete brother. In the 2020 film Palm Springs, Andy Samberg plays a character with the updated spelling Nyles.

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Famous People Named Niles

  • Niles Eugene WelchAmerican actor
  • Niles PaulAmerican NFL football player
  • Niles EldredgeAmerican biologist
  • Niles Lee PerkinsAmerican athlete and physician

Niles in Pop Culture

  • Nilescharacter on TV's "The Nanny"
  • Niles Cranecharacter on TV's "Frasier"
  • Niles Standishcharacter on TV's Crank Yankers
  • Niles Caulder aka Chiefcharacter in DC Comics
  • Judge Nilescharacter in the Judge Dread comic strip
  • Nilescharacter in Video Game "Fire Emblem Fates"

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