MeaningNoel is a gender-neutral name and is of French origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means born on Christmas day. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a boy’s name than as a girl’s. Pronounced as NOHL, the name is currently in the top 25 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 500 of U.S birth chart of the year 2020. Variations of Noel include Noelle.
Though Noel is a gender-neutral name, the more common feminine spelling is Noelle. Noel and Noelle make ideal names for Christmas babies as well as for December babies because of their meaning.
Noel can be used for both boys and girls.
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