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Neely meaning and name origin

Neely \ne(e)-ly\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Neely), has the meaning "horn; closing, locking" and is a variant of Cornelia (Latin): feminine of the Roman family name Cornelius. Also a variant of Neila (Hebrew): the final service on Yom Kippur is called Neila.

Neely has 7 variant forms: Neelie, Nela, Nelia, Nella, Nellie, Nelly, Nila.

Neely is also pronounced similarly to Neala, Neelia, Neelya, Nelley, Nelli, Neola and Noela. Other suggested similar baby names are Keely, Neale, Neel, Neelle, Neile, Nel, Nell, Nelle, Noel, Noele, Noell and Seely.

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Popularity of Neely

Neely is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4212 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1195 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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