Neri

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744
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Neri

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  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Neri means "Light of God" and is of Hebrew origin.

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Notable Persons Named Neri

Neri Oxman is an associate professor of media arts and science.

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Neri Naig-Miranda is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Neri was given the name Nerizza Garcia Presnede Naig on September 7th, 1985 in Baguio.

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Neri Cardozo is a soccer player for the C.F. Monterrey, Independiente Rivadavia, Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba, Newell's Old Boys, Boca Juniors, Chiapas F.C., and Argentina national football team. Neri was born on August 8th, 1986 in Mendoza, Argentina.

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Neri J. Colmenares is a Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bayan Muna Partylist and Member of thePhilippine House of RepresentativesfromBayan MunaPartylist. Neri was born on December 4th, 1959 in Bacolod.

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Neri was born in 1419. He breathed his last breath in 1491.

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Neri Marcorè is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1994. Neri was born on July 31st, 1966 in Porto Sant'Elpidio.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Neri

Albert Neri is a fictional character.

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Cong.Orat. St. Philip Neri was a saint. He holds the title Priest and founder. Cong.Orat. was born on July 21st, 1515 in Florence. He passed away on May 25th, 1595.

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Her ongoing career started in 1986. Francesca was born on February 10th, 1964 in Trento.

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Manuel Neri is a in the fields of sculpture, also painting, printmaking, and painting. Manuel was given the name John Manuel Neri on April 12th, 1930 in Sanger, California.

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Alex Neri is a dance music, electronic rock, and indie rock musician. He was most active from 1986 to present. Alex was born Alex Neri on June 16th, 1970 in Sarzana, Italy.

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Margarita is also known as Margo.

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How popular is the baby name Neri in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 7 0 7
1967 5 0 5
1975 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1982 12 7 5
1983 5 5 0
1984 5 0 5
1985 6 0 6
1986 7 0 7
1988 5 5 0
1989 6 0 6
1990 8 0 8
1991 7 0 7
1992 12 0 12
1993 17 5 12
1994 9 0 9
1995 7 0 7
1996 5 5 0
1998 9 0 9
1999 19 8 11
2000 17 5 12
2001 23 8 15
2002 22 5 17
2003 23 9 14
2004 25 10 15
2005 19 0 19
2006 29 11 18
2007 93 11 82
2008 69 7 62
2009 65 12 53
2010 30 7 23
2011 37 7 30
2012 24 6 18
2013 16 0 16
2014 28 13 15
2015 21 7 14
2016 25 9 16
2017 17 9 8

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Popularity of Neri as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Neri U.S.
  White 31.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.17% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 59.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Neri

People with the last name Neri are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Neri

  • How Popular is the name Neri? Neri is the 12,736th most popular name of all time. As a last name Neri was the 4,394th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Neri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 744 babies born with the first name Neri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Neri to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Neri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Neri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Neri is Thursday, July 22nd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Neri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Neri was in 2007 with a total of 82 babies.
  • Random Neri Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Neri is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Neri: Your name in reverse order is Iren. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rein. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Neri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,094 people with the last name Neri.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Neri? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Neri as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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