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Neil - Letter N - Boy Baby Names

In our Neil boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Neil
  • Meaning: Champion
  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 100,047 boys given the name Neil. That is approximately 0.06% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Neil is most popular in California, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.
  • Similar sounding names: Neal, Neely, Neil, Nellie, Nello, Newell, Nile, Noel
  • Popularity of Neil:
    YearRankTotal 2012 623 386 2011 654 358 2010 685 342 2009 630 396 2008 713 326 2007 739 305 2006 605 395 2005 595 379 2004 625 338 2003 577 382 2002 574 380