What does Neely mean?
(male) Naly, Neele, ..
(female) Neele, Neeny, .. Middle name pairings:
Neely Ross (N.R.), ..
How popular is Neely?
Neely is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#1393 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Neely was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #1609 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Cornelius (#1204 the previous year), Neal (#1212), Neel (#1652) and Neil (#639) are the popular related forms of Neely rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Neely was more pronounced 9 decades ago (usage of 0.16%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.04%, ▼72.9%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Denly, Greely, Hedly (see Hedley), Kealy, Keely, Kelly▼, Kenly, Lesly, Lezly, Neale, Neall, Neddy, Neile, Neill, Neils, Nels▼, Newel, Newell, Newsy, Niel, Niels, Noel▲, Penly, Redly (see Redley), Seely and Wesly. These names tend to be more commonly used than Neely.See names in meaning and etymology.