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What does Neftali mean?

Neftali Pronunciation of Neftali [nef-tali] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and Neftali means "struggling". Neftali is a variant form of Naftali (Hebrew).


Neftali has 2 variants: Naphtali and Nephtali.

2 more alternative forms via Naftali: Nefthali and Nephthali.

Creative forms:
(male) Netali, Newtali, ..

(female) Neftada, Neftala, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neftali Sincere (N.S.), ..

How popular is Neftali?

Neftali is an uncommon first name for males. Neftali is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Neftali was first listed in 1995 and reached its top rank of #1593 in the U.S. in 1997, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Naftali is the only other popular varying form of Neftali. Adoption of these relations of Neftali was at its peak in the year 2003.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Neftali, Naftali in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Neftali and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Denali, Gemali, Natal, Natale, Natalio, Nataly, Neal, Neale, Neall, Negasi, Nektario, Newall and Newhall. These names tend to be more commonly used than Neftali.