The girl's name Neila
\ne(i)-la\ is pronounced NEE-lah. It is of Hebrew origin, and its meaning is "closing, locking". The final service on Yom Kippur is called Neila
. Also a feminine form of Neil.
has 3 variant forms: Neelie, Neely and Neilla.
For more information, see also the related name
names that sound
are Nella, Nela, Naila, Neile, Nila and Neola.
is a very rare female first name
and a very rare surname (source: 1990 U.S. Census).