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

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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Famous People Named Neri

St. Philip Neri, Italian Saint noted for his sense of humor

Pop Culture References for the name Neri

A blue fairy, the spirit of wisdom, in the Legends of Zelda
Main character of the Australian science fiction TV series Ocean Girl
Neri Feldman Chapman, character from Orange is the New Black
Anagram of Erin