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Names starting with Ne

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