Danish variation of Nicholas; Dutch diminutive of Cornelius

Niels Origin and Meaning

The name Niels is boy's name of Danish origin.
Gives middle-aged Neil a new lease on life.

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Famous People Named Niels

  • King NielsDanish king 1104 , 1134
  • Niels BohrDanish Physicist and Nobel prize winner
  • Niels Ryberg Finsenwinner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology
  • Niels Kaj Jernewinner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine