What does Noelle mean?
Noelle /noel-le/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name is pronounced noe-ELL. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Noelle is "Christmas". Feminine of Noel.
How popular is Noelle?
Noelle is a very prominent first name for women (#985 out of 4276, Top 23%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#71372 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Noelle for girls. Noelle was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #251 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
The only other popular alternative form of Noelle (#251 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000 is Noel. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in 1997 (usage of 0.418%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3745%, 10.4% less), with the version Noel becoming less fashionable. Noelle (#251) is the most trendy birth name among these. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Noelle and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Noelle▲ is alike in pronunciation to Neale, Neelle, Neile, Nell▼ and Nelle▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Joelle▼, Neelie, Neille, Nella▼, Nelley, Nelli, Nellie▼, Nelly, Norelle and Zoelle. These names tend to be less frequently used than Noelle.