First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Naegel, Nageler, Nagelle, Nagel
Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish (County Cork): variant of Nangle or, according to Woulfe, possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Óglaigh ‘son of the soldier’ (a County Sligo name formerly Anglicized as MacNogly).
- German and Dutch: Americanized spelling of Nagel or dialect Nägle.
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