Origin:Scottish
Popularity:1574
Meaning:champion
Neil as a boy's name is pronounced neel. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Neil is "champion".

Famous Neils

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  • Neil Armstrong
    Astronaut
  • Neil Simon
    Playwright

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