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Name Neil

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Irish
US 2015 rank:#639     ... 637:Ayaan, 638:Vihaan, 639:Neil, 640:Titan, 641:Ernesto ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Nail, Neal, Neel, Nell, Nil     Details
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About Neil, the group of names with the same origin as Neil

Meaning/translation:maybe champion
Language of origin:Old Irish
Info about origin:from the Gaelic name Niall with a disputed meaning, maybe champion
Words:niall = the champion  Old Irish
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Variants' top ranks:22:Neil England+Wales 1974,  23:Nigel England+Wales 1964,  36:Niall Ireland 1999,  363:Neal USA 1980-1989
Somehow related to:Nelson
Old/original forms:Nigellus Latinized
Name variants:Neal, Neil, Niall, Nigel, Njal   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1984 42,  1974 22,  1964 221954 46,  1944 80,  1934 95
Ireland 1999 97
Scotland 1998 94
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 347,  1980-1989 217,  1970-1979 175
USA yearlyGraph2015 639,  2014 655,  2013 623,  2012 623,  2011 655,  2010 683,  2009 627,  2008 713,  2007 740,  2006 605,  2005 595,  2004 624,  2003 574,  2002 574,  2001 510,  2000 495,  1999 466,  1998 459,  1997 430,  1996 404,  1995 357,  1994 349,  1993 326
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