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Names starting with Ne

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