Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. NOL, NO-əl  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

English form of Noël or Noëlle (rarely). It was fairly popular in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand in the middle of the 20th century. It is occasionally written with a diaeresis, like in French. A famous bearer is British musician Noel Gallagher (1967-).

Related Names

Feminine FormsNoelle, Noelene
Other Languages & CulturesNoëlle(Dutch) Noël, Noëlle, Noèle, Noëlla(French) Noela(Galician) Noelia(Spanish)
Surname DescendantsNoel, Nowell(English)
User SubmissionNóel


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   serious  

Name Days

Finland: December 23


Entry updated January 21, 2022