Neo

Neo - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Neo, meaning new, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1999 on position #2884. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Neo and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Neo? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Neo. The baby boy name Neo was given to 29 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2008 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 56,588 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Neo peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 1233.



Famous with this name

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Jack Neo
Neo Pieterson


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Neo is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Neo is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,396 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,539.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Neo is where you live.


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Neo origin and meaning

Neo is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means new. To see famous people named Neo, pop culture references for the name Neo and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Neo

We've found the following names that sound similar to Neo, sorted by popularity.

Noah / Noe / Nehemiah / Naim / Noam / Naeem / Nahum / Noa / Nino / Nam /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122008
20112011
20102003
20091709
20082029
20071754
20061371
20051584
20041300
20031423
20021871
20011233
20001360
19992884

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1396
Texas1532
Florida1539

Even more about Neo


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Neo a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Neo?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2001
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Neo
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 56,588
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1999
2012 births +29

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