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Gender: Male Meaning of Nilo: "God is my judge" Origin of Nilo: Spanish diminutive of Daniel

The name Nilo is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "God is my judge". Nilo and is often added to lists like Cool Names with a Strong O and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

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So much more exotic than Danny.

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otri Says:

2016-05-13T07:56:11

Nilo is the Estonian cognate of the English name Nicholas.

EW314 Says:

2016-02-03T04:43:31

I would have assumed, without looking at the description, that this was pronounced like Milo with an N: "NIGH-low". As it's short for Spanish Danilo, I'm guessing it's "NEE-low". I like it, and I like the river connection, but I think pronunciation would be an issue in an anglophone country.

BeaSobreira Says:

2014-09-16T01:33:00

Nilo is the Spanish and Portuguese name for the Nile River in Egypt. Pronounced knee-loo.