Description:Gender-neutral choice ideal for a child born during Hanukkah.
Origin:Hebrew or Greek
Meaning:"burning light or ocean spirit"
Description: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.