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Names starting with Ne

Nevada - English unisex name derived from the U.S. state name, meaning "snow-capped."
Neil - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Niall, arrived at this form via Norman French Nel, meaning "champion." 
Neno - Chamoru name meaning "darling; dear."
Neves - Portuguese form of Spanish Nieves, meaning "snows."
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. 
Nesrin - Turkish form of Persian Nasrin, meaning "wild rose."
Neha - Hindi name meaning both "love" and "rain."
Nebi - Short form of Egyptian Nebibi, meaning "panther."
Nejc - Pet form of Slovene Jernej, meaning "son of Talmai."
Nebojsa - Serbian name meaning "fearless."
Neilina - Pet form of English Neile, meaning "champion." In use by the Scottish.
Neasa - Variant spelling of Irish Neassa, possibly meaning "excellent valor."
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.
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. 
Neva -   Old English name meaning "new."
Neve - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Niamh,  meaning "beauty, brightness."
Nebit - Contracted form of Egyptian Nebibit, meaning "leopard."
Nes - Hebrew name meaning "miracle."
Neta - Hebrew unisex name meaning meaning "plant, shrub."
Nelli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"truth."
Nessa -   Feminine form of Hebrew Nes, meaning "miracle."
Nelson - English patronymic surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Neil."
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.
Nefertiti - Ancient Egyptian name, meaning "the beautiful one has come."
Neema - Egyptian name meaning "born to wealthy parents."
Neville - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a Norman baronial name meaning "new town."
Nevo - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nebo, meaning "Mercury" and "prophet."
Nekane - Basque form of Spanish Dolores, meaning "sorrows."
Nerezza - Modern Italian name derived from the word nerezza, meaning "darkness." 
Nell - Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Neriya - Hebrew name meaning "light of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.
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.
Neleus - Latin form of Greek Nileas, of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseidon and Tyro.
Nergis - Turkish name meaning "daffodil."
Nevan - Variant spelling of English Nevin, meaning either "little bone" or "little saint."
Nella - Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
Nel - Norman French form of Scandinavian Njal, meaning "champion."
Nehorai - Variant form of Aramaic Nahor, meaning "light."
Nenad - Serbian name, possibly meaning "unexpected."
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.
Neo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "gift." Compare with strictly masculine Neo.
Nestor - Greek name meaning "homecoming." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Neleus and king of Pylos.
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.
Nevaeh - Modern English name created by spelling "heaven" backwards.
Neus - Catalan name meaning "snow."
Neelam - Hindi unisex jewel name meaning "sapphire."
Netanel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nethanel, meaning "given of God" or "whom God gave." 
Néill - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Niall, meaning "champion."
Newt - Short form of English Newton, meaning "new settlement."
Neschume - User submitted name of a vessel. It is the Yiddish wordfor "soul."
Nerthus - Latin form of Teutonic Nerthuz, meaning "strong, vigorous."
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.
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."
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.
Nerthuz - Variant spelling of Teutonic Nerþuz, meaning "strong, vigorous." 
Nero -   Roman name, possibly meaning "black."
Nelu - Romanian pet form of Basque/Romanian Ion, meaning "God is gracious."
Nereza - Variant spelling of Italian Nerezza, meaning "darkness." 
Netikerty - Egyptian name meaning "she who is excellent."
Nechemya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemyah, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."
Nelle - Pet form of English Eleanor, meaning "foreign; the other."
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.
Nekoda - Anglicized form of Hebrew Neqowda, meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian exiles.
Neriyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Neriya, meaning "light of the Lord."
Nevil - Variant spelling of English Neville, meaning "new town."
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.
Nerea - Variant form of Basque Nere, meaning "mine."
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.
Nels - Variant form of Swedish Nils, meaning "victor of the people."
Nevena - Bulgarian name, meaning "marigold."
Netanya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nethanyah, meaning "given of Jehovah" or "whom Jehovah gave." 
Nevio - Italian form of Roman Latin Naevius, meaning "spotted."
Nezahualcoyotl - Nahuatl name meaning "fasting coyote." This was the name of a Texcoco king.
Nêreus - Greek name derived from the word neros "water," hence "wet one." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea.
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)." 
Nechushta - Hebrew name meaning "brass." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Jehoiakim, the mother of Jehoiachin.
Nemanja - Serbian name meaning "having no possessions; poor."
Nephelê - Greek name meaning "cloud." In mythology, this is the name a goddess of the clouds and mother of the centaurs.
Nellie - Diminutive form of English Nell, meaning "foreign; the other."
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.
Nena -   Chamoru term of endearment, meaning "darling; dear."
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.
Netta -   Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew Neta, meaning "plant, shrub."
Neriah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Neriya, meaning "light of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.
Nerissa - English Shakespeare creation, derived from Greek Nereis, meaning "nymph, sea sprite." 
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.
Nechemiah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemya, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."
Nemesis - Greek name meaning "retribution; righteous anger." In mythology, this is the name of the goddess of justice and vengeance.
Necuametl - Nahuatl name meaning "king."
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.
Nechemia - Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemya, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."
Negdar - Armenian name meaning "nectar."
Nelly - Variant spelling of English Nellie, meaning "foreign; the other."
Nerio - Italian name derived from Greek Nereus, meaning "wet one."
Neculai - Romanian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people."
Netuno - Portuguese form of Latin Neptunus, probably meaning "moist, wet."
Nerida - Variant spelling of Latin Nereida, meaning "nymph, sea sprite." 
Nesta - Welsh pet form of Greek Hagne (English Agnes), meaning "chaste; holy."
Nestore - Italian form of Greek Nestor, meaning "homecoming."
Negu - Basque name meaning "winter."
Neacal - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people."
Neile - Feminine form of English Neil, meaning "champion." 
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."
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.
Nezahualpilli - Nahuatl name meaning "fasting prince." This was the name of a Texcoco king.
Necahual - Nahuatl name meaning "left behind; survivor."
Neifion - Welsh form of Latin Neptune, probably meaning "moist, wet."
Neal - Variant spelling of English Neil, meaning "champion."
Nefertari - Ancient Egyptian name, meaning "the most beautiful."
Nelda - Old English name meaning "lives by the alder trees."
Neža - Slovene form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Néa - Short form of Swedish Linnéa, meaning "twinflower."
Nerys - Modern Welsh name, probably derived from Old Welsh Generys, meaning "white lady."
Nedabyah - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah impels." In the bible, this is the name of one of the sons of king Jehoiachin of Judah.
Nehor - Variant spelling of Aramaic Nahor, meaning "light."
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.
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.
Nereida - Latin name derived from Greek Nereis, the name of the sea sprites fathered by Nereus, meaning "nymph, sea sprite."
Nebtawi - Egyptian name meaning "lord of the world."
Ned - Pet form of English Edward, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
Necalli - Nahuatl name meaning "battle."
Nebibit - Feminine form of Egyptian Nebibi, meaning "leopard."
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.
Neely - Pet form of English Neal, meaning "champion."
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.
Neqowda - Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian exiles.
Nebibi - Egyptian name meaning "panther."
Nenne - Pet form of Scandinavian Lennart, meaning "lion-strong."
Nerina - Feminine form of Italian Nerio, meaning "water."
Neas - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Eighneachan, possibly meaning "man of force."
Nemausus - Name of the Celtic patron god of the city of Nimes, meaning "from the source."
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.
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.
Neassa - Feminine form of English Neas, meaning "excellent valor." In Irish mythology, this is the name of the mother of Conchobhar. 
Nest - Welsh pet form of Greek Hagne (English Agnes), meaning "chaste; holy."
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.
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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