Nightingale Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with a good voice, from Middle English nighti(n)gale (Old English nihtegal, from niht ‘night’ + galan ‘sing’). Probably a translation of German and Jewish Nachtigall, or cognates in other languages.

List of People with Surname Nightingale

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 1,248 people with the surname Nightingale. Among these people surnamed Nightingale, there are nearly 367 distinct names, with an average of 3 people having the same name. John Nightingale, William Nightingale and James Nightingale are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Nightingale, with 30, 26 and 24 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Nightingale, with a total of 116 people, and there are a total of 85 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Nightingale, with a total of 90 people and an average of 70 distinct names.