Neil
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
NEEL
Meaning
Coming from clouds
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Neil originates in Gaelic languages and means "coming from clouds". Some sources also suggest the meaning "champion". As a masculine given name it has always been popular in the United Kingdom, in the United States its popularity declined lately. The famous bearer is Neil Armstrong, an American astronaut and the first man on the Moon.

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Also Spelled Like...

Neill, Neal, Neale, Neel

Famous Neils

Neil Armstrong - astronaut
Neil Coles - golfer
Neil Diamond - musician
Neil Patrick Harris - actor
Neil Young - musician
Neil Allen - baseball player
Neil Hamilton - actor

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