Noel

Noel - A very unique female name



  Aug 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Noel, meaning Christmas, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1918 on position #1924. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Noel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Noel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Noel. The baby girl name Noel was given to 82 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1606 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 17,235 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Noel peaked in popularity 30 years ago in 1987 on position 584.



Famous with this name

Noel Fisher
Noel Gugliemi
Noel Clarke


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Noel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Noel is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #565 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,116.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Noel is where you live.


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Noel origin and meaning

Noel is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means Christmas. To see famous people named Noel, pop culture references for the name Noel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Noel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Noel, sorted by popularity.

Nellie / Noelle / Nell / Nola / Nayeli / Nyla / Noelia / Nelly / Nylah / Nallely /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121606
20111536
20101476
20091393
20081333
20071348
20061365
20051334
20041292
20031218
20021163
2001981
20001045
19991065
1998853
1997813
1996817
1995906
1994899
1993889
1992817
1991773
1990784
1989735
1988646
1987584
1986734
1985617
1984707
1983804
1982878
1981837
1980842
1979889
1978831
1977880
1976853
1975818
1974833
1973780
1972846
1971750
1970723
1969741
1968678
1967625
1966818
1965963
19641050
19631273
19621596
19611415
19601230
19591268
19581262
19571272
19561104
1955874
1954958
1953917
19521243
1951984
19501004
19491004
1948782
1947771
1946882
1945776
1944976
19431006
1942743
1941781
1940926
1939972
1938908
19371034
19361145
19341147
19331094
1932920
1931950
19301143
19291460
19281685
19272009
19251634
19242049
19191934
19181924

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland565
Wisconsin668
Michigan849
Ohio903
North Carolina1320
New Jersey1326
Pennsylvania1343
Illinois1583
Texas1813
California2116

Even more about Noel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Noel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Noel?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1987
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Noel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 17,235
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1918
2012 births +82

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