Niels

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval contraction of Latin Nicolaus, Nicholaus, from the Ancient Greek Νικόλαος (Nikolaos). Cognate with English Nicholas.

Proper noun[edit]

Niels

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data:94 570 males with the given name Niels have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 19th century. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish Niels.

Proper noun[edit]

Niels

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]