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Neila meaning and name origin
Neila \ne(i)-la\ as a girl's 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.Neila has 3 variant forms: Neelie, Neely and Neilla.
For more information, see also the related name Neala. Baby names that sound like Neila are Nila, Nella, Nela, Naila, Neile and Neola.
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Popularity of Neila
Neila is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).
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