Nigella
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
niy-JEH-lə
Meaning
Champion
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Probably a feminine form of Nigel, which is ultimately derived from a Gaelic name meaning "champion". Some sources also suggest the derivation from Latin nigellus, derived from niger, which means "black".

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