Neela - Meaning of Neela
What does Neela mean?
[ 2 syll. nee-la, ne-ela ] The baby girl name Neela is pronounced NIY-Laa- †. Neela has its origins in the African-Mende, Celtic, and Sanskrit languages. It is used largely in the Tamil, English, and Indian languages. From African-Mende roots, its meaning is 'a cicada, pitch dark' - in this context, Neela can be used in the Tamil language.
In addition, Neela is a variation (English) of Neilina (Scottish).
Neela is also a variation (Indian) of Nila (English, Hebrew, and Indian).
See also the related categories, dark, english, mende, sanskrit, celtic, indian, and tamil.
Neela is irregularly used as a baby girl name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Neela include Neala, Neila, Nila, Nahal, Nahla, Nahlah, Nala, Nalah, Nalo, Nawal, Nayelee, Nayeley, Nayelie, Neali, Nealie, Nealy, Neely, Neili, Neily, and Neli.
† Pronunciation for Neela: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
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