[ 2 syll. neo(n), ne-on ] The baby boy name Neon is pronounced as NIYaaN †.
1: The origin of Neon is the English language. Its meaning is literally from the vocabulary word 'neon'. The name is from the English word for the glowing chemical element Neon, which is itself derived from Greek. The name could also be formed from the combination of Neo and Leon.
The names Neone and Neyon are variant forms of Neon.
2: Neon's language of origin is Old Greek. It is derived from the element 'neos' meaning new.
See also the related categories, combination, word (element), and greek.
Neon is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Neon, Leon was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Neon include Na'im, Naam, Nachman, Naeem, Naeym, Naha, Nahma, Nahman, Naim, Namaan, Nana, Nano, Nayan, Nayi, Nemi, Nemo, Nemoe, Nemow, Nemowe, and Neo.
† English pronunciation for Neon: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"