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Baby Boy Names - Nigel


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The name Nigel is of English origin, and is an alternate form of Neil.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Nigel has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Nigel
Use of the Name Nigel for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
8,189 8,189 7,164 3,324 1,432 499 234
The table below indicates the number of times the name Nigel has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Nigel first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1971, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Nigel
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
197183694  
197285888  
197381395  
197484890  
1975729129  
1976752123  
1977705146  
1978787116  
1979721144  
1980672166  
1981628187  
1982721146  
1983678159  
1984706152  
1985629195  
1986619209  
1987633208  
1988613239  
1989579286  
1990573311  
1991567317  
1992515388  
1993487430  
1994478447  
1995507405  
1996524382  
1997536372  
1998537373  
1999557360  
2000576349  
2001623305  
2002667279  
2003707265  
2004764234  
Totals:  8,189 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Nigel as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Nigel appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 34 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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