Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish boys name Niall
How do you pronounce Irish name Niall?
What does Niall mean?
The name could come from “passionate, vehement” or from nel “a cloud”. Niall of the Nine Hostages (read the legend) was a fourth-century king of Tara who gained the throne because of a test – he and his brothers had to enter the forest and find their own food and shelter. As time wore on they grew thirsty and approached a well guarded by a hideously ugly woman. Before she would allow them to have a drink she asked for a kiss. Only Niall agreed and when he had kissed her she was transformed into the most beautiful woman on earth and in turn she granted him sovereignty of Erin.
What is the Gender for the Irish name Niall?
Boy | Male
Is Niall a boy or girl name?
Niall is traditionally given to a boy.
How do you spell Niall in Irish?
It is spelled “Niall”.
How do you pronounce the Irish name Niall?
It is pronounced “nye + al”.
Who are famous people with the name Niall?
Niall Horan of British boy band One Direction as well as Scottish historian Niall Ferguson.
Is Niall a common name?
Niall grew in popularity for new baby boys in Ireland peaking at #16 in 1991, however it has been on a slow decline since then. In 2021, Niall ranked #158 for baby boys names. Source: cso.ie
Who else is here for Niall Quinn???! What a footballer and so gorgeous.Great pundit too.
I love Niall!!!! He should really look at this page, he is the best person ever. I don’t like it when people don’t appreciate him or Harry or Louis or Liam or Zayn ( 🙁 )
i love niall horan and i’m a big fan of one direction
Niall is adorable.
Niall needs to look up to this page! Just in case he doesn’t know the real meaning to his name aha! Directioners are everywhere <3
Me and Niall have things in common as we’ll his name is Irish my name is Irish he’s a singer Ina band that’s famous and I’m a singer in a band that’s still going to be famous
Your sister’s right. Niall is traditionally pronounced like ‘kneel’. The pronunciation ‘nye al’ is the anglicised form of it.
I know how you feel b’y. First thing people say to me.
Me and Niall James Horan have something in common He is from Ireland and I am to and his name is popular Irish name and mine is to so that is why I love him so much and his personality love u Niall forever xoxo <3 <3 🙂
Your sister is right, it’s an irish name n should be pronounced Kneel similar to how Niamh is pronounced. . Unfortunately this is widely not the case as we let English people dictate how we pronounce our names
i like pronouncing it like–nile–
Can’t believe i share the same name as Niall Horan… – –
Everyone came here for Niall Horan. I just came here because I like the name. #sorrynotsorry 🙂
I am 100% a Horanator! Niall is an amazing man,I love him so much!
I like the meaning of his name. Lol. Read it.
That sounds like a nice name.
omg!!!! I LOVE Niall James Horan!!! Yes im a Directioner!! And im Niall’s Princess!
OMGOSH! Even though he ties first with harry Styles, i’m here for Niall Horan too! Everyone’s gotta love him!!!!! He is so adorable. I LOVE his accent.
Came here for my babe
yeah..i came here for the one nd only Niall Horan!!
I’m hear for Horan my bf lol
Btw Niall is MINE!!!!!
I came for Niall James Horan the fittest lad on earth
breann spell his not correct its not horun its horan so go read a book on how to spell his name!
nial horan is much better he has a life as a popstar…….and he it Hot!
Yeah I was here for horan.
Everyone’s here for Horan? I came because of Hunter Niall – the marvelous seeker from the “Sweep” series 🙂
Ohhh, I love you too! <3
aha! thats right!
Yup gotta love Niall James Horan ❤❤❤
Thank you! I trust this website. I had an argument with my sister last night, and she kept saying it was pronounced Knee all not nye al
Yep! I’m Directioner too 😀
Hahaha omg! I’m here for Niall Horan too! 🙂
Actually, it’s Niall HorAn. Sorry.. I have an inner Grammar Nazi. It was bothering me. And I’m a Directioner and a Horanator. 🙂 Sorry again. <3
Niall James Horan
love you Niall <3 x
omg you read my mind!!
i love niall
niall is niall horun from one direction
Hahaha yessssss! <3
Niall Horan <3 <3 <3 <3
Naming our new little brother ROhan then I suggested adding NIALL having it as NIALL ROHAN then I suddenly realize Rohan is a jumble of Horan 🙂 hahah.
And yep NIALL HORAN bring me here
this is the reason i came here haha i might read the book haha niall horan ,
<3 <3 <3<3<3 <3 <3 <3
Oh My Gosh, this page is filled with Directioners and Horanators…….Hi5!
Hahahaha my husband is never goin to believe this is the meaning of his name 🙂 <3 NIALL HORAN
Niall Horan<3 I love you<3
That’s why I’m here 🙂
That was my exact thought!!! 😀
Niall Horan ♥