Neal Name Meaning & Origin

Neal

Pronunciation: NEEL (key)

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.

Related Names:

Neil, Niall

Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!

NameVoyager

US Popularity of Neal Over Time

Sister & Brother Names

Know a Neal? What are his siblings named?

Name Lists Featuring Neal

Contribute your knowledge to the name Neal

Comments and insights on the name Neal

Anel, Elan, Elna, Lane, Lena and Neal are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

Personal experiences with the name Neal
Nicknames for Neal
Meanings and history of the name Neal
Famous real-life people named Neal

Neal Stephenson, American writer.
Neal McDonough, American actor.
Neal Cassady, American writer of the beat era.

Neal in song, story & screen

Neal Caffrey, one of the main characters in the TV series White Collar
Neal Cassidy, alternate name of Baelfire on ABC's 'Once Upon a Time'
Neal Shaara, the name of the second Thunderbird in the X-Men books

No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
68
No Way
Definitely

Smart?

76
No Way
Definitely

Sexy?

65
No Way
Definitely

Friendly?

64
No Way
Definitely

Creative?

65
No Way
Definitely

Strong?

57
No Way
Definitely

Young?

64
No Way
Definitely

Sophisticated?