What does Neale mean?
Neale [neale] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Neale) is a Scottish name, and the meaning of the name Neale is "champion". Neale is an alternate spelling of Neala (Irish, Gaelic): feminine of Neal. Neale is also a derivative of Neilina (Scottish): feminine of Neil (Irish, Gaelic) "champion".
Associated with: scottish.
(female) Nale, Neate, ..
(male) Neame, Neane, .. Middle name pairings:
Neale Aditi (N.A.), ..
How popular is Neale?
Neale is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#7996 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Neale has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Neale is pronounced similarly to Nel, Nell▼, Nelle▼, Noel, Noele, Noell and Noelle▲. Other suggested similar names are Belle▼, Cele, Dale▼, Delle, Gale▼, Helle, Jerle, Merle▼, Nalea, Natale, Nea, Necole, Neelie, Neely, Nela, Nella, Nelley, Nelli, Nellie▼, Nelly, Neola, Neve, Nuala, Peale, Pealle, Pearle▼, Peele, Perle, Tealle, Vale and Zele. These names tend to be more commonly used than Neale.See names in meaning and etymology.