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Girl Name: Neely

Name: Neely
Pronunciation: \ne(e)-ly\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Neely's also a boy name)
Meaning: horn; closing, locking
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Nelly, Neel, Neelya
Similar Names: Seely, Keely
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 4212
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1195


Neely \ne(e)-ly\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Neely), is a variant of Cornelia (Latin) and Neila (Hebrew), and the meaning of Neely is "horn; closing, locking".

The baby name Neely sounds like Nelly, Neel and Neelya. Other similar baby names are Seely and Keely.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Neely.


Neely is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4212 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1195 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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