Hindi, Sanskrit
"sapphire blue"

Neela Origin and Meaning

The name Neela is girl's name of Hindi, Sanskrit, African origin meaning "sapphire blue".
A variation of Nila, a name spread through African by the substantial Indian population there. Also a variant of Neala and Neila.

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Famous People Named Neela

  • Neela MarikkarSri Lankan businesswoman of Dentsu Grant
  • (Visharada) Neela WickramasingheSri Lankan singer
  • Neela WinkelmannHeyrovská, Czech academic, environmental activist and government official
  • Sikkil NeelaIndian flautist of the Sikkil Sisters

Neela in Pop Culture

  • Dr. Neela Rasgotracharacter on TV's ER
  • Neelacharacter from "Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift"
  • Neelacharacter on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"
  • NeelaPrincess of Matali and Navi's descendant, from Jennifer Donnelly's Waterfire Saga