What does Neila mean?
Neila \ne(i)-la\ as a girls' name is pronounced NEE-lah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Neila is "closing, locking". The final service on Yom Kippur is called Neila. Also a feminine form of Neil.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Neala.
Neila is an unusual first name for females. Neila is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Neila for girls. Neila has not been recorded in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Neila is alike in pronunciation to Naila, Nailah, Nealla, Neelia, Neelya, Nela, Nelia, Nella▼, Nelli, Nelly, Neola, Nila▼, Noela, Noella, Nola▼, Noola, Nowla, Nuala, Nula and Nyla. Other recommended similar baby names are Ceila, Geila, Keila, Leila, Neale, Neel, Neile, Neille, Neima, Neina, Neiva, Nel, Nell▼, Nelle▼ and Seila. These names tend to be more commonly used than Neila.