Neil Origin and Meaning
The name Neil is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "cloud".
Always the top spelling of the name; Neil peaked in the 1950s, but then enjoyed a second coming following the fame of such Neils as astronaut Armstrong and singers Sedaka, Diamond, and Young. Now semiretired.
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Famous People Named Neil
- Neil ArmstrongAmerican astronaut
- Neil deGrasse TysonAmerican astrophysicist
- Neil TennantEnglish singer
- Neil SimonAmerican playwright
- Neil DiamondAmerican musician
- Neil YoungCanadian musician
- Neil SedakaAmerican musician
- Neil GaimanEnglish author
- Neil Patrick HarrisAmerican actor
- Neil PostmanAmerican media theorist and author
- Neil ByrneIrish singer
- Neil AbercrombieAmerican politician and governor of Hawaii
- Neil LennonCeltic Football Club Manager.
- Dustin Neil DiamondAmerican actor
- Neil LaButeAmerican playwright and film director
- Neil Mallon Pierce BushAmerican businessman
- Neil CicieregaAmerican internet artist and comedian
- Neil PeartCanadian drummer for the rock band Rush
Neil in Pop Culture
- Neil Michael Wolowitzson of Howard and Bernadette on TV's "The Big Bang Theory"
- Neil Marshallcharacter from "Ace Attorney"
- Neil Jostencharacter from Nora Sakavic's "The Foxhole Court"
- Neil Perrycharacter from "Dead Poets Society"
- Neilmain character in the Rooster Teeth animated series "Camp Camp"
- Neil “Space Kid” Armstrong Juniorcharacter in the Rooster Teeth animated series "Camp Camp"