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Nigella - Meaning of Nigella

What does Nigella mean?

[ 3 syll. ni-gel-la, nig-e-lla ] The baby girl name Nigella is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced Nay-JHEHL-aa- †. Nigella is of Celtic origin and it is used mainly in English. It is derived from the word niadh which is of the meaning 'champion, cloud, passionate'. Nigella is the feminine version of the English and Spanish Nigel.

Forms of Nigella include the name Nige, the name Nigela, the English Nigelia, and the name Nygella.

See also the related categories, champion (warrior), cloud (dew), and celtic.

Nigella is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Nigella include Nachell, Najila, Nashalee, Nashaleigh, Nashaley, Nashali, Nashalie, Nashaly, Necahual, Niccola, Nichola, Nicola, Nicolah, Nicoli, Nikola, Najla, Nawall, Nawalle, Nechel, and Necole.

† Pronunciation for Nigella: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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