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Meaning of Noel

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Meaning

The name Noel has the following meaning:

One who is born on Christmas day.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Noel is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 445 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Noel fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 22 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 489 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Noel in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Noel is pronounced as no-el

Origins

Noel originates from the French language.

See other suggested French baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Noel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Noel: Boys - Delroy, Gilbert, Jaquez, Lowell, Marshall, Montgomery, Quincy, Girls - Antoinette, Ila, Madeleine, Paige, Richelle, Yvette, Both genders - Blaise, Chandler, Dabney, Delaney, Desire, Dior

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Noel: Nata, Natal, Noele, Noell, Noelle, Nole, Noli, Nollaig (Irish), Novelo (Italian), Nowel, Nowell

Style

We think the name Noel should fall under the following style category: Little Darlings.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Noel to be: Sophisticated and cheerful chap

In one word, you might describe Noel as a(n) "sophisticated" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Noel (or its variants) are:

Sir NoŽl Peirce Coward, born on 16 December, a famous actor. Sir NoŽl Peirce Coward's background: An English actor, playwright and composer of popular music, who received an Academy certificate of merit at the 1943 Academy Awards for 'outstanding production achievement in 'In Which We Serve.''

Noel Fielding, born on 21 May, a famous artist. Noel Fielding's background: An English artist, comedian and actor. He is also known for his role as Vince Noir in The Mighty Boosh.

Noel Prefontaine , born on 23 December, a famous footballer. Noel Prefontaine 's background: A punter / kicker with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.
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