Type River
Scripts نيل(Arabic) Нил(Russian, Serbian)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈniːl/(Arabic)  [key·simplify]
Note In Turkish and Azerbaijani this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as NİL in uppercase and nil in lowercase.

Meaning & History

Form of Nile in various languages. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: النيل (al-Nil).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNeilos(Ancient Greek) Nilus(Ancient Roman) Nijl(Dutch) Nile(English) Nilo(Italian) Nilo(Portuguese) Níl(Slovak) Nilo(Spanish)
Given Name DescendantsNilay(Azerbaijani) Nil, Nilay(Turkish)
Same SpellingNíl
User SubmissionNîl
Entry updated April 25, 2021