Noel Name Meaning & Origin

Noel

Pronunciation: NOHL, noh-EHL (key)

Origin of the name Noel:

Evolution of the Old French Nouel, from noel, nouel (natal, Christmas), which is from the Latin natalīs diēs (natal day, birthday) and natālis diēs Domini (natal day of the Lord, Christmas). The name is commonly bestowed upon children born during the Christmas holidays.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Noel: | Edit

Elon, Leon and Noel are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
Name (depending on the Pronunciation) can be similar to the "CHristmas"No-El

Personal experiences with the name Noel: | Edit

Onenof my Great Unckes name was Noel (purnoced NOHL) he was born in the 1920s
I like that name alot if I ever had a boy I world name him Noel Irwin. After him and my Great Grandfather.

My husband's name is Noel. It's a great name in theory, but in practice it's hard for people to say or remember. He gets called Joel, Noelle, and Noah a lot. Usually Noelle over the phone, by people who have only seen the name written, and then Noah and Joel a lot by people who can't quite remember his name.

I have a cousin named Noel (NOHL). It suits him, but he does complain about the "Noelle" mispronunciation and the Christmas jokes. He's a very talented artist.

Nicknames for Noel: | Edit

Noelie, Noelito, Noey, Leon, NoÉ

Meanings and history of the name Noel: | Edit

means "christmas" in French
In an early version of Kanuckstian, Noel was the Eternal Sun God, with Several Forms. Rumor says that the Eternal Sun God resides in the MLA compound, in his Sun Prophet Form.

Famous real-life people named Noel: | Edit

Noel Gallagher, musician (Oasis)
Noel Coward, playwright
Noel Fielding, British actor/comedian, 'The Mighty Boosh' BBC series
Noel Harrison, actor ("The Girl From UNCLE") and son of Sir Rex Harrison of My Fair Lady fame
Noel McAllister- The Eternal Sun God
Noel McAlister- Head Pediatrian of the Prestige Nerd Clan

Noel in song, story & screen: | Edit

Noel Crane was a main character on the tv show Felicity.
Noel Kahn, Aria's crush/boyfriend in the 'Pretty Little Liars' series
Noel Prestige, Guru of Prestige and head of the Noelist State of Canuckistan, who started the Like Lemons Scandal in the movie "Where is Like Lemons"

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