Type River & Country
Scripts Нигер(Serbian)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈnaɪ.d͡ʒəɹ/(American English) /niː.ˈʒɛɹ/(American English) /ˈnaɪ.d͡ʒə/(British English) /niː.ˈʒɛə/(British English) /ni.ʒɛʁ/(French)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly of Berber origin, though influenced by Latin niger "black". This is the name of a river in Western Africa (and a country that is named after it).

Related Names

VariantsNigeria(English) Nigeria(French) Nigeria(Italian) Nigeria(German) Nigeria(Dutch) Nigeria(Swedish) Nigerija(Croatian) Nigerija(Serbian)
Other Languages & CulturesNigeria(Albanian) Nigerija(Bosnian) Nigeriya(Bulgarian) Níger(Catalan) Nigérie(Czech) Nigeria(Danish) Nigeria(Finnish) Nigeria(Georgian) Nigiria(Greek) Nigéria(Hungarian) Níger(Icelandic) Nigērija(Latvian) Nigerija(Lithuanian) Nigerija(Macedonian) Nigeria(Norwegian) Nigeria(Polish) Níger, Nigéria(Portuguese) Nigeria(Romanian) Nigeriya(Russian) Nigéria(Slovak) Nigerija(Slovene) Níger, Nigeria(Spanish)
Same SpellingNíger
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Entry updated April 23, 2024