Gender: Female Meaning of Neri: "burning light or ocean spirit" Origin of Neri: Hebrew or Greek

Neri Origin and Meaning

The name Neri is a girl's name of Hebrew, Greek origin meaning "burning light or ocean spirit".

A simple but unusual name with roots in disparate cultures, Neri appears in the Bible as a male name and is still sometimes used for boys as well as girls. The appeal of Neri are its deep roots combined with its simple, upbeat, modern feel, ala Peri and Rory.

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Aperkkv Says:


This is a traditional boy name in Italian

ElsaAnne Says:


Cute name, powerful meaning, it's very interesting!