US Popularity:15325
Meaning:new village
Sure, Neville might not sound like the coolest name, but a quick summary of the character Neville Longbottom's accomplishments from the Harry Potter universe will soon put a stop to that thinking. Known and loved by fans for his courageous and gentle nature, Neville proved people's assumptions wrong, fought valiantly in various battles, and destroyed the final Horcrux. Armed with such symbolism and its significance as a Norman French name—meaning "new village"—baby will know it's okay to stand up for what's right, breathing new life and courage into every day.

Neville Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 1971
from 2021
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  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 485

  • Name Doctor, Neville

  • Behind the Name, Neville, June 2019

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