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Nowell (girl)

What does Nowell mean?

Nowell Pronunciation of Nowell as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Nowell) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of the name Nowell is "Christmas". Nowell is a variant form of Noelle (Old French): feminine of Noel.



VARIANTS Nowel, Noell, Noele, Noel

RELATIONS VIA NOELLE Noela, Noeliz, Noella, Noweleen



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How popular is Nowell?

Nowell is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#6004 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Nowell (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Noel (#1232 LAST YEAR), Noella (#1487) and Noelle (#228). Adoption of these relations of Nowell is more pronounced presently (MEDIAN #982). Noelle has generally been a favorite of parents, though Noel has gained in usage over time. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Noel, Noella, Noelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nowell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nowell is pronounced similarly to Neel, Neelle, Nel, Nell and Nelle. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adell, Angell, Arbell, Ardell, Ariell, Bell, Bonnell, Chell, Danell, Dell, Denell, Doll, Donell, Donnell, Estell, Hazell, Isobell, Janell, Jenell, Jewell, Jodell, Joell, Jonell, Jowella, Jowelle, Katell, Korall (see Coral), Linell, Lynell, Marell, Mirell, Moll, N'Shell, Nachell, Nanella, Nanelle, Narelle, Nately, Neely, Nela, Nella, Nelli, Nelly, Nirela, Nishell, Noe, Noemi, Nola, Nolen, Nolene, Noola, Nore, Noreen, Norell, Norella, Norelle, Norene, Novella, Nowla, Odell, Poll, Renell, Rochell, Royall, Sibell, Sorell, Sorrell, Sydell, Terell and Tonell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nowell.

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