The name Neville is a boy's name of French origin meaning "new town". Neville and is often added to lists like Names from Harry Potter and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
More often used in Britain than here, where most names ending in ville fall into the unthinkable class, this might make an exception via fans of the musical Neville Brothers.
Charles Dickens used the name for a character in his unfinished novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood.