[ 2 syll. ni-hal, nih-al ] The baby boy name Nihal is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Nay-HHAA-L †. Nihal is used chiefly in the Arabic language and it is derived from Sanskrit origins. The name's meaning is joyful.
Nihal is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Nihal: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"