Feminine variation of Nigel; botanical name from Latin"black"
Nigella Origin and Meaning
The name Nigella is a girl's name meaning "black".
A name that sounded unthinkably priggish until it became attached to Domestic Goddess British TV chef Nigella Lawson (named for her father), who gave it a big dollop of glamour.
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Famous People Named Nigella
- Nigella Lucy LawsonBritish TV chef
- Nigella Jekyll SaundersJamaican badminton player
Nigella in Pop Culture
- Nigellagenus of flowering plants including black caraway and devil,in,a,bush or love,in,a,mist