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The baby boy name Neil is of Irish origin. Neil meaning, Neil popularity, Neil hieroglyphics, Neil numerology, and other interesting facts.

The name Neil is of Irish , English and Scottish origin.

The meaning of Neil is "champion".  

Neil is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ne-al.

In the U.S. in 2012, it ranked 623 in popular baby names for boys with 386 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Neil Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Neil has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Neil to other names.

Neil is a form of the name Niall.

Variants of the name Neil include Neal, Niles, Nyla, Nylah.

The names Neilan, Neilina, Netta, Nyle, Nyles are all forms of Neil.

Neil has the diminutive (nickname) Neely.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Neil Armstrong, Neil Simon.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Neil in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Neil in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Neil in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Neil Numerology page.

Neil Numerology
Neil in Hieroglyhics
Neil in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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