Neal Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Neal:
An Anglicized form of the Gaelic Niall, which is of disputed meaning. Some believe it is from niadh (a champion); others think it is from néall (a cloud). Var: Neal, Neale, Neill.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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