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Gender: Male Origin of Niels: Danish variation of Nicholas; Dutch diminutive of Cornelius Meaning of Nicholas: Greek, "people of victory"

The name Niels is a boy's name of Danish origin. Niels and is often added to lists like Dutch Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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Finn Says:


This is my (Danish) cousin's name, pronounced "nell-ss".