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The name Neil is of Celtic origin, and means champion.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Neil has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Neil
Use of the Name Neil for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
97,007 56,982 20,755 4,743 1,993 711 333
The table below indicates the number of times the name Neil has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Neil
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188034825  
18818406  
188242119  
188335223  
188437123  
188534126  
188635424  
188736521  
188839423  
188933528  
189032429  
189134525  
189231036  
189333828  
189432930  
189533631  
189626347  
189737226  
189832835  
189935826  
190029250  
190131532  
190237728  
190336428  
190431041  
190531342  
190634337  
190732942  
190829356  
190936343  
191034254  
191136957  
1912293151  
1913294182  
1914293233  
1915300288  
1916254376  
1917269357  
1918285360  
1919275366  
1920249487  
1921252495  
1922254489  
1923248512  
1924249538  
1925232568  
1926225599  
1927222605  
1928198694  
1929194698  
1930174825  
1931165877  
1932162934  
1933149994  
1934153953  
1935167858  
1936158916  
1937158964  
19381511,065  
19391531,066  
19401561,063  
19411611,070  
19421601,101  
19431621,146  
19441611,138  
19451571,208  
19461611,338  
19471621,460  
19481661,395  
19491611,476  
19501561,606  
19511491,755  
19521471,894  
19531461,936  
19541501,948  
19551591,782  
19561691,746  
19571811,674  
19581741,705  
19591841,631  
19601991,447  
19611961,524  
19622141,291  
19632031,451  
19641821,526  
19651921,314  
19661981,225  
19672001,156  
19682181,053  
19691641,679  
19701781,566  
19711821,416  
19721851,302  
19731821,292  
19741751,326  
19751741,331  
19761731,351  
19771691,426  
19781591,529  
19791651,484  
19801811,344  
19811881,327  
19821881,338  
19831951,223  
19842051,120  
19852021,203  
19862111,145  
19872201,078  
1988240994  
19892531,025  
19902611,026  
1991283919  
1992323787  
1993326782  
1994350701  
1995356678  
1996405575  
1997432524  
1998462487  
1999466486  
2000494460  
2001509443  
2002573379  
2003580378  
2004623333  
Totals:  97,007 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Neil as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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