Meaning Of The Name Neil | Baby Names | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Neil.

The name Neil is of Irish origin and is primarily a name given to boys. The meaning of Neil is 'cloud', 'passionate' or 'champion'. It is considered the anglicized version of Niall. During the 20th century, Neil became a popular name in England and America and has continued to be one in English-speaking countries. Famous Neil's include Neil Armstrong who was an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the moon, and Neil Patrick Harris who is an American actor known for his role on 'How I Met Your Mother'.


Neil is most often associated with the gender: male.

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N-E-I-L , is a 4-letter male given name.

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