Gender: Male Meaning of Neo: "new" Origin of Neo: Latin

Neo Origin and Meaning

The name Neo is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "new".

This nouveau name of Keanu Reeves's character in The Matrix has not enjoyed the same burst of popularity as its female counterpart, Trinity, but it definitely sounds, well, newer. Neo Rauch is an interesting contemporary German artist.

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letmein Says:


This name is awesome sauce! I really like it!

Miri Says:


I would be so tempted to name twins Neo and Trinity.

Impwood Says:


A good alternative to Leo or Noah.

Zelliew Says:


I see NEO & I'm waiting for the ending., natal

Chloe14 Says:


This name is actually pretty cool! And it rhymes with Rio.

raevynstar Says:


I actually like this name, but, as a longtime user of the Neopets website, maybe I'm biased...