Scripts Νεονιλλα (Greek), Неонилла (Russian)
Other Forms FormsNeonilka, Nenilka, Nile, Nela, Nelya, Nenya
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Contributor Contrib.Bleuette on 12/18/2017
Likely derived from the Greek element νεος (neos) meaning "new". This was the name of a 3rd-century Syrian saint, supposedly martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Decius along with her husband Terence and their seven children.