Neilson (name)

Family name
Meaning Son of Neil
Related names MacNeil, Nelson, Neilsen, Nielsen
Gender Male

Neilson is a patronymic surname meaning "son of Neil". The prefix Neil- is of Gaelic origin, a genitive of 'Niall', possibly meaning "Champion" or "Cloud". Neilson, as a surname, is common in English language-speaking countries, but less common as a given name. It can be an anglicisation of MacNeil (Gaelic: MacNeill) or the Scandinavian name, Neilsen.

People with the name Neilson or its variant spellings include:

Given name

  • Neilson Hubbard (born 1972), American singer-songwriter, musician and producer.


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