US Popularity:2033
Other Origin(s):African
Meaning:New; A child gifted from a divine being
Neo is a modern, ahead-of-its-time gender-neutral name. With Greek origins, this name is derived from the prefix neo or neos, meaning “new.” Often used as a prefix in medical books and the like—for example, neonate!—this name is also a wonderfully unique option for your latest addition. Most famously, this contemporary moniker is shared by the futuristic hero of the sci-fi franchise The Matrix, played by the ever-cool Keanu Reeves. And just like in the film, the name Neo (which is an anagram of ‘one’) will work perfectly for the new number one in your life. Neo is also a Setswana name often interpreted as "gift" or "present," from the verb naya. When given as a personal name, Neo represents a child gifted to parents from a divine being, making it gloriously faithful and a deep expression of gratitude for baby's long-awaited arrival.

Neo Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Neo is currently #1264 on The Bump
Boy:Neo is currently #923 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Neo is currently #683 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Neo is currently #2033 in U.S. births
Boy:Neo is currently #2072 in U.S. births
Girl:Neo is currently #27423 in U.S. births

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