US Popularity:11424
Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:Cloud; Passionate: Champion
Crown baby as the champion they are with the prestigious Irish moniker Neils. Typically masculine, Neils is a variant of Niall or Neil and is believed to mean “cloud,” passionate,” and champion,” honoring baby’s big heart and winners mentality. The popularity of this name Neil peaked in the 1950s and has been borne by quite influential people, including Neil Armstrong. Neil can be traced back to the 6th century in Ireland, where it was more popular as a surname, making it a wonderful choice for baby’s of Celtic heritage.

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