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

The name Nilsson is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "son of Nils". Nilsson and discussed in our forums with posts like "Congrats Game - Round 1 of 8".

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The son at the end of many Scandinavian names makes them more consistent with modern American name tastes.

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Famous People Named Nilsson

Harry Edward Nilsson, American singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Nilsson

Nilsen, Nilssen, Nilson