Meaning and Name Origin
Neftali \n(e)-fta-li, nef-tali\ as a name for boys. Neftali's root is Hebrew, and Neftali means "struggling". Neftali is a variant of Naftali (Hebrew); biblical: a son of Jacob and one of the ancestors of the 12 tribes of Israel. Slightly uncommon as a name for children.
Neftali is an uncommon first name for males. Neftali is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Neftali for boys. Neftali was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #920 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)