Gender: Male Meaning of Nilsson: "son of Nils" Origin of Nilsson: Scandinavian

Nilsson Origin and Meaning

The name Nilsson is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "son of Nils".

The son at the end of many Scandinavian names makes them more consistent with modern American name tastes. While Nilsson may be the proper Scandinavian form of the name, many English speakers will try to spell it Nilson or Nelson.

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Pop Culture References for the name Nilsson

Nilsen, Nilssen, Nilson


Cont Rall Dd Says:


I am Arthit. Nice to meet you all

Ezdoui Nilsson Says:


Hello Todd. Do you know Arthit by any chance?

juancho Says:


My name is Todd. Nice to meet you

epolpoj epolpoj Says:


It might be

cont ralll dd Says:


Is your name "Nilsson"?

epolpoj epolpoj Says:


i feel so alone :(