Gender Masculine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. /nɔ.ɛl/  [key·simplify]

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).

Related Names

Feminine FormsNoëlle, Noèle, Noëlla
Other Languages & CulturesNoel(English)
Surname DescendantNoel(French)
Same SpellingNoel
User SubmissionNóel


People think this name is

classic   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

France: December 25


Entry updated February 28, 2019