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Names starting with Ne

Neville - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a Norman baronial name meaning "new town."
Neleus - Latin form of Greek Nileas, of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseidon and Tyro.
Nestor - Greek name meaning "homecoming." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Neleus and king of Pylos.
Neža - Slovene form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Nejc - Pet form of Slovene Jernej, meaning "son of Talmai."
Nebtawi - Egyptian name meaning "lord of the world."
Neno - Chamoru name meaning "darling; dear."
Nelson - English patronymic surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Neil."
Nemo - Latin name derived from the word nemo, meaning "nobody" or "no one." This name was used by Jules Verne for the captain of the Nautilus in his novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
Nemesis - Greek name meaning "retribution; righteous anger." In mythology, this is the name of the goddess of justice and vengeance.
Nel - Norman French form of Scandinavian Njal, meaning "champion."
Neema - Egyptian name meaning "born to wealthy parents."
Nerissa - English Shakespeare creation, derived from Greek Nereis, meaning "nymph, sea sprite." 
Nelu - Romanian pet form of Basque/Romanian Ion, meaning "God is gracious."
Nerea - Variant form of Basque Nere, meaning "mine."
Nesrin - Turkish form of Persian Nasrin, meaning "wild rose."
Neha - Hindi name meaning both "love" and "rain."
Neriah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Neriya, meaning "light of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.
Neo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "gift." Compare with strictly masculine Neo.
Nehorai - Variant form of Aramaic Nahor, meaning "light."
Nevaeh - Modern English name created by spelling "heaven" backwards.
Newt - Short form of English Newton, meaning "new settlement."
Nefertari - Ancient Egyptian name, meaning "the most beautiful."
Nergis - Turkish name meaning "daffodil."
Neriya - Hebrew name meaning "light of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.
Nevil - Variant spelling of English Neville, meaning "new town."
Negu - Basque name meaning "winter."
Néa - Short form of Swedish Linnéa, meaning "twinflower."
Nesta - Welsh pet form of Greek Hagne (English Agnes), meaning "chaste; holy."
Nemausus - Name of the Celtic patron god of the city of Nimes, meaning "from the source."
Neta - Hebrew unisex name meaning meaning "plant, shrub."
Netanel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nethanel, meaning "given of God" or "whom God gave." 
Nemanja - Serbian name meaning "having no possessions; poor."
Ned - Pet form of English Edward, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
Neptune - Short form of Latin Neptunus, probably meaning "moist, wet." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea. His Greek name is Poseidon. The planet Neptune was named after him.
Nerina - Feminine form of Italian Nerio, meaning "water."
Netta -   Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew Neta, meaning "plant, shrub."
Neus - Catalan name meaning "snow."
Nethanyah - Hebrew name meaning "given of Jehovah" or "whom Jehovah gave." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of the murderer of Gedaliah.
Nenne - Pet form of Scandinavian Lennart, meaning "lion-strong."
Neile - Feminine form of English Neil, meaning "champion." 
Necalli - Nahuatl name meaning "battle."
Nena -   Chamoru term of endearment, meaning "darling; dear."
Nevin - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of either Gaelic Cnámhín, a byname for a skinny man meaning "little bone," or from Gaelic Naomhán, meaning "little saint."
Nebit - Contracted form of Egyptian Nebibit, meaning "leopard."
Nestore - Italian form of Greek Nestor, meaning "homecoming."
Netikerty - Egyptian name meaning "she who is excellent."
Netanya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nethanyah, meaning "given of Jehovah" or "whom Jehovah gave." 
Nebuchadnezzar - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nebuwkadnetstsar, meaning "Nebo, defend my crown" or "Nebo, defend my firstborn son." In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.
Nerezza - Modern Italian name derived from the word nerezza, meaning "darkness." 
Nessa -   Feminine form of Hebrew Nes, meaning "miracle."
Nevena - Bulgarian name, meaning "marigold."
Nevan - Variant spelling of English Nevin, meaning either "little bone" or "little saint."
Neelam - Hindi unisex jewel name meaning "sapphire."
Nerio - Italian name derived from Greek Nereus, meaning "wet one."
Nebi - Short form of Egyptian Nebibi, meaning "panther."
Nehemiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nechemyah, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a governor of Judah under the Persian king Artachshatra.
Nerthuz - Variant spelling of Teutonic Nerþuz, meaning "strong, vigorous." 
Nebt-het - Original Egyptian form of Greek Nephthys, the myth name of the mother of the funerary god Anubis, a goddess of death having a fiery breath, meaning "lady of the enclosure (temple)." 
Nes - Hebrew name meaning "miracle."
Nest - Welsh pet form of Greek Hagne (English Agnes), meaning "chaste; holy."
Nerine - Feminine form of Greek Nereus, meaning "daughter of Nereus" or "sea sprite" or "wet one." It is also the name of a genus of plants native to South Africa but now spread worldwide. It is a bulb plant that produces beautiful pink funnel-shaped flowers in the fall, similar to the Belladonna Lily, though smaller. In use by the English.
Neacal - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people."
Nelle - Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Nebuchadrezzar - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nebuwkadnetstsar, meaning "Nebo, defend my crown" or "Nebo, defend my firstborn son." In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.
Nezahualcoyotl - Nahuatl name meaning "fasting coyote." This was the name of a Texcoco king.
Nerthus - Latin form of Teutonic Nerthuz, meaning "strong, vigorous."
Neve - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Niamh,  meaning "beauty, brightness."
Nephthys - Greek form of Egyptian Nebt-Het, a goddess of death having a fiery breath, meaning "lady of the enclosure (temple)." She was the mother of the funerary deity Anubis.
Nero -   Roman name, possibly meaning "black."
Nevada - English unisex name derived from the U.S. state name, meaning "snow-capped."
Nelli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"truth."
Nefertiti - Ancient Egyptian name, meaning "the beautiful one has come."
Nellie - Diminutive form of English Nell, meaning "foreign; the other."
Nell - Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Nerida - Variant spelling of Latin Nereida, meaning "nymph, sea sprite." 
Nedabiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nedabyah, meaning "whom Jehovah impels." In the bible, this is the name of one of the sons of king Jehoiachin of Judah.
Nechushta - Hebrew name meaning "brass." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Jehoiakim, the mother of Jehoiachin.
Neoptolemus - Latin form of Greek Neoptolemos, meaning "new war." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Achilles. He is also known as Pyrrhus.
Neoptolemos - Greek name composed of the elements neos "new" and polemos "war," hence "new war." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Achilles. He is also known as Pyrrhos.
Nelly - Variant spelling of English Nellie, meaning "foreign; the other."
Nella - Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Nelda - Old English name meaning "lives by the alder trees."
Neassa - Feminine form of English Neas, meaning "excellent valor." In Irish mythology, this is the name of the mother of Conchobhar. 
Neasa - Variant spelling of Irish Neassa, possibly meaning "excellent valor."
Neas - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Eighneachan, possibly meaning "man of force."
Neal - Variant spelling of English Neil, meaning "champion."
Neely - Pet form of English Neal, meaning "champion."
Neil - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Niall, arrived at this form via Norman French Nel, meaning "champion." 
Nenad - Serbian name, possibly meaning "unexpected."
Nebojsa - Serbian name meaning "fearless."
Netuno - Portuguese form of Latin Neptunus, probably meaning "moist, wet."
Neith - Egyptian name meaning either "water" or "weaver." In mythology, this is the name of a mother goddess, the personification of the waters of life.
Neifion - Welsh form of Latin Neptune, probably meaning "moist, wet."
Nehor - Variant spelling of Aramaic Nahor, meaning "light."
Neculai - Romanian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people."
Nels - Variant form of Swedish Nils, meaning "victor of the people."
Nebibi - Egyptian name meaning "panther."
Neva -   Old English name meaning "new."
Nehushta - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nechushta, meaning "brass." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Jehoiakim, the mother of Jehoichin.
Neriyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Neriya, meaning "light of the Lord."
Neves - Portuguese form of Spanish Nieves, meaning "snows."
Neschume - User submitted name of a vessel. It is the Yiddish wordfor "soul."
Nebuwkadnetstsar - Hebrew name of foreign origin, meaning "Nebo, defend my crown" or "Nebo, defend my firstborn son." In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.
Nethanel - Hebrew name meaning "given of God" or "whom God gave." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jesse.
Nebow - Hebrew form of Babylonian Nabu, meaning "Mercury" and "prophet." In the bible, this is the Hebrew name for a Babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters. It is also the name of a city in Moab, a city in Judah, and the name of the mountain where Moses died. 
Nethaneel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nethanel, meaning "given of God" or "whom God gave." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jesse.
Nedabyah - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah impels." In the bible, this is the name of one of the sons of king Jehoiachin of Judah.
Nechemya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemyah, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."
Nechemyah - Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a governor of Judah under the Persian king Artachshatra.
Nevio - Italian form of Roman Latin Naevius, meaning "spotted."
Nekane - Basque form of Spanish Dolores, meaning "sorrows."
Nezahualpilli - Nahuatl name meaning "fasting prince." This was the name of a Texcoco king.
Nebibit - Feminine form of Egyptian Nebibi, meaning "leopard."
Neqowda - Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian exiles.
Nephelê - Greek name meaning "cloud." In mythology, this is the name a goddess of the clouds and mother of the centaurs.
Neilina - Pet form of English Neile, meaning "champion." In use by the Scottish.
Nebo - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nebow, meaning "Mercury" and "prophet." In the bible, this is the Hebrew name for a Babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters. It is also the name of a city in Moab, a city in Judah, and the name of the mountain where Moses died. 
Néill - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Niall, meaning "champion."
Nerþuz - Teutonic myth name of a goddess of fertility, derived from the root *ner, meaning "strong, vigorous." It is a feminine form of Old Norse Njörðr.
Nerys - Modern Welsh name, probably derived from Old Welsh Generys, meaning "white lady."
Nevo - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nebo, meaning "Mercury" and "prophet."
Nechemiah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemya, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."
Negdar - Armenian name meaning "nectar."
Neptunus - Latin name, probably derived from proto-Indo-European *(e)nebh-, meaning "moist, wet." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea. His Greek name is Poseidon.
Necahual - Nahuatl name meaning "left behind; survivor."
Necuametl - Nahuatl name meaning "king."
Nekoda - Anglicized form of Hebrew Neqowda, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian exiles.
Nere - Basque name meaning "mine."
Newton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements neowe "new" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "new settlement."
Nereza - Variant spelling of Italian Nerezza, meaning "darkness." 
Nereida - Latin name derived from Greek Nereis, the name of the sea sprites fathered by Nereus, meaning "nymph, sea sprite."
Nethaniah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Nethanyah, meaning "given of Jehovah" or "whom Jehovah gave." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of the murderer of Gedaliah.
Nedebaeus - Latin form of Greek Nabadias (Hebrew Nedabyah), meaning "whom Jehovah impels." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the father of Ananias.
Nechemia - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemya, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."
Nêreus - Greek name derived from the word neros "water," hence "wet one." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea.
Neirin - Older form of Welsh Aneirin, possibly derived from a word related to Irish Gaelic nár, meaning "modest, noble." Neirin ap Dwywei was the name of the Welsh poet who wrote the Book of Aneirin and Y Gododdin.
Neill - Variant spelling of English Neil, meaning "champion."
Neo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "gift."
Nereus - Latin form of Greek Nêreus, meaning "wet one." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea. 
Neta - Hebrew unisex name meaning meaning "plant, shrub."
Neela (bengali - নীলা): Variant spelling of Hindi Nila, meaning "sky blue."
Nephele - Latin form of Greek Nephelê, meaning "cloud." In mythology, this is the name a goddess of the clouds and mother of the centaurs.
Neelam - Hindi unisex jewel name meaning "sapphire."
Nefer-kheperu-r� - Another name for Egyptian Akhenaton, meaning "he who works for Aten."

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