Nilo Name Meaning & Origin

Nilo

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Nils:

Danish and Swedish cognate of the Greek Nikolaos (victory of the people) a compound name composed of the elements nikē (victory) and laos (the people). The name was borne by St. Nicholas, a 4th-century bishop of Myra about whom many legends have grown. He is known to children as the bringer of gifts on Christmas.

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The Estonian form of Nils, meaning "victory of the people". Also the Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian pronunciation of the Nile River.

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Nilo Cruz - Cuban-American playwright.
Nilo Acuña - former professional footballer for Uruguay.
Nilo Alcala - Filipino composer, arranger, and vocalist.

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Nilo, a character on Brazil Avenue or Avenida Brasil (TV Series)

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