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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Nicknames for Noel

Noelie, Noelito, Noey, Leon, NoÉ

Meanings and history of the name Noel

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

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 in song, story & screen

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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