Noel Origin and Meaning

The name Noel is both a boy's name and a girl's name of French origin meaning "Christmas".
Noel, the French word for Christmas has been given to both boys and girls born on that holiday since the Middle Ages. For girls it's often spelled Noelle.
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Famous People Named Noel

  • Mary Noel StreatfeildEnglish children's author
  • Jillian Noel HennessyCanadian actress; twin sister of Jacqueline Hennessy
  • Kimberly Noel KardashianAmerican reality TV personality
  • Lucy Noel MarthaCountess of Rothes, English philanthropist and Titanic survivor
  • Alyson NoëlAmerican author
  • Bethany Noel "Beth" MotaYouTube Beauty Guru
  • Noël Kristi WellsAmerican actress and comedian
  • Kamri Noelpopular YouTube star
  • Chicago Noel WestDaughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Noel in Pop Culture

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