Origin of the name Noel
Noel is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) and a girl (female) name.
People having the name Noel are in general originating from Argentina, Cuba, France, Italy, United States of America.
Name meaning of Noel
- Name Number: 1
- Interpretation: Individual, Masculine, Logic, Self, Active, Leadership, Initiative, Assertive
History and Related Information
French: from Old French noel, nael Christmas, from Latin natālis diēs (Domini) birthday (of the Lord). The meaning is still relatively transparent, partly because the term occurs as a synonym for ‘Christmas’ in the refrain of well-known carols. The name is often given to children born at Christmas time. It is also used in the English-speaking world, normally without the diaeresis, Noel.
Feminine forms: Noëlle, Noelle.
Popularity of the given name
The name Noel is ranked on the 622ⁿᵈ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 435800 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.014% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Noel has four characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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