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A famous person with the name of Neville is Neville Longbottom, from the Harry Potter series.
-- Anonymous User  10/27/2005
Famous bearer is Neville Chamberlain, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1937 to 1940.
-- Anonymous User  3/26/2006
I've found that this name was made widely popular around the world by J. K Rowling's character Neville Longbottom in her series, Harry Potter. I think it may have sparked many people in North America to name their childern this, because of the character.
-- musicgirlhp14  1/1/2007
Neville Livingston is the famous reggae singer/musician better known as Bunny Wailer.
-- Anonymous User  6/29/2007
It makes me think of "nevus" (a mole) and "snivel," two fairly repulsive words. Then, if one remembers that it is a surname used as a given name (wrong) and that it was the name of conscriptor, i.e. slaver, and Nazi-appeaser Neville Chamberlain, one can see the negative connotations outweigh any positive Harry Potter ones.
-- greta-elisif  12/29/2009
I used to find this name ugly and repulsive, but now that I'm a little older, and have read the Harry Potter series, I've come to really like it. I like the sound of it, and it looks good on paper. But, I think I'm at least partially influenced by the fantastic Neville Longbottom!
-- EchoSketcher  3/7/2011
I adore this name! It's strong and complete so you'll need no nicknames. I consider it as a name for my son!
-- Vikosha  9/24/2011
Few famous people with this name
Dr. Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811) - Fifth English Astronomer Royal
Nevil Maskelyne (1863–1924) - British Magician & Inventor
Nevil Shute (1899-1960) - British Novelist.
-- Anonymous User  10/10/2013
LOVE Neville from Harry Potter :)

CAN'T STAND Neville Caviar-Guy from I-Carly :(
-- Blaxworth  6/17/2016

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