• <100 Ney
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Ney

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  1. French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)

Ultimately from Middle Persian nʾd (nāy, nay).

  1. (music) A type of end-blown flute.

ney was also found in the following language(s): Kurdish, Portuguese, and Shabo

Notable Persons With the Name Ney

Ney Matogrosso is a música popular brasileira, folk rock, pop rock, and glam rock singing and record producer. He plays Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1971. Ney was given the name Ney de Sousa Pereira on August 1st, 1941 in Bela Vista, Mato Grosso do Sul.


Ney Dimaculangan is an alternative rock, pop rock, and pinoy rock musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Ney was given the name Rhoneil Dimaculangan on December 15th, 1981 in Tarlac City. Ney is also known as Ney.


Ney Franco is a leading somebody. Ney was born on July 22nd, 1966 in Vargem Alegre.


Ney Fabiano is a soccer player for the Khonkaen F.C., Sport Club Internacional, São Paulo FC, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Clube Atlético Sorocaba, Nacional Futebol Clube, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Esporte Clube Bahia, Atlético Clube Juventus, União Bandeirante Futebol Clube, and São José Esporte. Ney was born on February 9th, 1979 in Porto Alegre.


Ney Yépez Cortés is an influential human. Ney was born in 1968 in Quito. Ney is also known as Ney Yepez Cortes.


Ney Latorraca is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1968. Ney was given the name Antonio Ney Latorraca on July 27th, 1944 in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil. Ney is also known as Antonio Ney Latorraca.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ney

Michel Ney is a military person. His military service ended in 1815.


Richard Ney was a notable person. He was most prominent from 1942 to 1967. Richard was given the name Richard Maximillian Ney on November 12th, 1916 in New York City, New York, U.S. He left this life on July 18th, 2004.


Bob Ney is a congressman. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 2006. Bob was born on July 5th, 1954 in Wheeling, West Virginia.


Elisabet Ney was an artist in the field of sculpture. Elisabet was given the name Franzisca Bernadina Wilhelmina Elisabeth Ney on January 26th, 1833 in Münster (region). She left this life on June 29th, 1907.


Marie Ney was a famous person. Marie was born on July 18th, 1895 in Chelsea, London. She breathed her last breath on April 11th, 1981.


Martin Ney is a noteworthy human. Martin was born on December 12th, 1970 in Bremen.


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Popularity of Ney as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ney U.S.
  White 91.75% 64.26%
  African American 0.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ney

People with the last name Ney are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ney

  • How Popular is the name Ney? Ney is the 53,225th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ney was the 9,848th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31 babies born with the first name Ney in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ney is Friday, March 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Ney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ney was in 1916 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Ney Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ney is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Ney: Your name in reverse order is Yen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,285 people with the last name Ney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ney? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Ney as their last name.

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What does the name Ney mean?

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Eis for eternal, your spirit will live.

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.