Type River
Usage English

Meaning & History

From Latin Nilus, which was from Greek Νεῖλος (Neilos), possibly of Semitic origin meaning "river". This is the name of a long river in Africa.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNeilos(Ancient Greek) Nilus(Ancient Roman) Nil(Arabic) Nil(Azerbaijani) Nil(Bosnian) Nil(Catalan) Nil(Croatian) Nil(Czech) Nijl(Dutch) Nil(French) Nil(German) Nilo(Italian) Nil(Luxembourgish) Nil(Polish) Nilo(Portuguese) Nil(Romanian) Nil(Russian) Nil(Serbian) Níl(Slovak) Nil(Slovene) Nilo(Spanish) Nil(Turkish)


Entry updated May 29, 2020