African, Ethiopian
"mountain goat"

Nyala Origin and Meaning

The name Nyala is girl's name of African origin meaning "mountain goat".
Nyala is a secret nature name with a fashionable animal meaning. Nyala might be an appropriate name for a baby girl born under the sign of Capricorn, which is symbolized by the goat, or in the Chinese Year of the Goat -- though the last one was 2015 and we won't have another until 2027. Although the nee beginning is most frequently cited as the correct pronunciation, the name can -- and often will -- be pronounced with the first syllable rhyming with my and sigh.

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Nyala in Pop Culture

  • Nyalaspecies of Ethiopian antelope