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Meaning of the Name Neil

The first name Neil is of English, Celtic, Gaelic, Irish, Scandinavian, Celtic/Gaelic origin. It is often a boy name. It has the following meaning(s):

English: Anglicized Form of the Gaelic Niall, a Name of Debated Meaning. Some Believe it is Derived from Niadh (A Champion). Others Think it is from Neall (Cloud). Variations: Neal, Neill, Niel, Niell. (Neel)
Celtic: Champion
Gaelic: Champion (Neale, Nealon, Neel, Neal, Neill, Neils, Niles, Nils)
Irish: Variant of Neill: Champion
Scandinavian: Champion
Gaelic: Champion
Celtic/Gaelic: Champion

Similar Names

Naa'il | Naal | Na'il | Neal | Neale | Neall | Nehal | Neiel | Neill | Nell |

Related Names

Aveneil  (French)
Lives Near the Oatfield
Aveneill  (French)
Variant of Avenall: Pasture of Oats
Darneil  (English)
Hidden
Eoghan  (Greek)
Variant of Eugene: Well-born. Famous Bearer: Prince Eugene of Savoy; American Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Eugene  (Greek)
Well-born. Famous Bearer: Prince Eugene of Savoy; American Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Ewan  (Greek)
Variant of Eugene: Well-born. Famous Bearer: Prince Eugene of Savoy; American Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Ewen  (Greek)
Variant of Eugene: Well-born. Famous Bearer: Prince Eugene of Savoy; American Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Janel  (Gaelic)
Darling (Jannel, Janneil)
Jeneil  (American)
Champion Wave
MacNeill  (Scottish)
Son of the Champion
Neal  (Irish)
Variant of Neill: Champion
Neal  (English)
Champion. Form of Neil
Neala  (Greek)
Victor (Neila, Neile, Neilla, Neille)
Neelie  (Gaelic)
Feminine of Neil: Champion
Neelie  (English)
Feminine of Neil, Meaning Champion
Neely  (English)
Feminine of Neil, Meaning Champion
Neely  (Gaelic)
Feminine of Neil: Champion
Neila  (Gaelic)
Feminine of Neil: Champion
Neila  (English)
Feminine of Neil, Meaning Champion
Neilan  (Scottish)
Champion Form of Neil
Neilan  (Irish)
Champion Form of Neil
Neilina  (Scottish)
A Feminine Form of Neil ('A Champion' or 'Cloud')
Neill  (Celtic)
Champion
Neill  (Scottish)
Champion Form of Neil
Neill  (Irish)
Champion Form of Neil
Neilson  (Scandinavian)
Victorious; Conquerer of the People. Variant of Nicholas
Nels  (English)
Son of Neil
Nels  (Gaelic)
Son of Neil
Nelson  (Gaelic)
Son of Neil
Nelson  (English)
Son of Neil
Nelson  (Celtic)
Son of Neil
Netta  (Scottish)
A Feminine Form of Neil ('A Champion' or 'Cloud'). (Neh-tah)
Niall  (Irish)
Variant of Neill: Champion. A Dynasty of Irish Kings Was Founded by Niall of the Nine Hostages
Nielsine  (Danish)
Feminine of Neils
Nigel  (Irish)
Variant of Neill: Champion. A Dynasty of Irish Kings Was Founded by Niall of the Nine Hostages
Niles  (English)
Son of Neil
Nyles  (English)
Champion. Form of Neil
Owain  (Greek)
Variant of Eugene: Well-born. Famous Bearer: Prince Eugene of Savoy; American Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Teneil  (African American)
Not Available

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