Given Name NOËL

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: NAW-EL  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "Christmas" in French. In the Middle Ages it was used for children born on the holiday. A famous bearer was the English playwright and composer Noël Coward (1899-1973).
FEMININE FORMS: Noëlle, Noèle, Noella
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Noel (English)
SAME SPELLING: Noel
USER SUBMISSION: Nóel

Categories

Christmas, holidays, medieval
Entry updated July 2, 2017