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Neale (girl)

What does Neale mean?

Neale Pronunciation of 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.


Neale has 3 variants: Neel, Neelle and Neile.

4 more relations via Neala, Neilina: Nealla, Neila, Neilla and Neille.

Creative forms:
(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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Neale name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Neale outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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