[ 2 syll. nik-hil, ni-kh-il ] The baby boy name Nikhil is pronounced as NihKHHihL †. Nikhil's language of origin is Old Greek and Sanskrit, and it is used largely in the Indian and English languages. Sanskrit origin, English and Indian use: It is derived literally from the word nikhil meaning 'whole, complete'.
In addition, Nikhil is a variant of Nicholas (English and French) in the Indian language.
Nikhil is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 2007 with 0.012% of baby boys being given the name Nikhil. Its ranking then was #821. The baby name has since substantially fallen in popularity, and is of only sporadic use today. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Nikhil, Nicholas was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Nikhil include Nykhil, Naegel, Nagel, Nagele, Nagell, Nagle, Naheal, Naheel, Naheil, Naheyl, Nakul, Naloh, Neakail, Neehal, Neihal, Neuwel, Neuwele, Newel, Newele, and Newhal.
† Pronunciation for Nikhil: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"