Noel

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See also: noel, NOEL, Nóel, noël, Noël, and Nô-el

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English Nowel, borrowed from Old French Noel (Christmas), from Latin nātālis [diēs Dominī] (birth[day of the Lord]). Doublet of natal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Noel

  1. (literary or old-fashioned) Christmas.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Noel in the sense of Christmas; given since Middle Ages to children born at Christmastide.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Noel

  1. A male given name from French.
    • 2009, Lorrie Moore, A Gate at the Stairs, Faber and Faber, →ISBN, page 162:
      When Noel came, noisily bursting through the back door with buckets of cleansers and sponges, I introduced myself. "Just call me Noelle," he said of himself. "When I was little they used to call me Noel, Noel, the toilet bowl. Although now I have thought of painting that on the side of my van. It might be good for business? I don't know."
  2. A female given name from French.
  3. A surname originating as a patronymic.
  4. A city in Missouri.
    Synonym: Christmas City
  5. A community in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Related terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The given name is from English Noel.

Proper noun[edit]

Noel

  1. a male given name from Latin
  2. a surname

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Noel.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Noël.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnoel/, [ˈno̞e̞l]
  • Rhymes: -oel
  • Syllabification(key): No‧el

Proper noun[edit]

Noel

  1. a male given name

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Noel (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Noel Noelit
genitive Noelin Noelien
partitive Noelia Noeleja
illative Noeliin Noeleihin
singular plural
nominative Noel Noelit
accusative nom. Noel Noelit
gen. Noelin
genitive Noelin Noelien
partitive Noelia Noeleja
inessive Noelissa Noeleissa
elative Noelista Noeleista
illative Noeliin Noeleihin
adessive Noelilla Noeleilla
ablative Noelilta Noeleilta
allative Noelille Noeleille
essive Noelina Noeleina
translative Noeliksi Noeleiksi
abessive Noelitta Noeleitta
instructive Noelein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Noel (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Noelini Noelini
accusative nom. Noelini Noelini
gen. Noelini
genitive Noelini Noelieni
partitive Noeliani Noelejani
inessive Noelissani Noeleissani
elative Noelistani Noeleistani
illative Noeliini Noeleihini
adessive Noelillani Noeleillani
ablative Noeliltani Noeleiltani
allative Noelilleni Noeleilleni
essive Noelinani Noeleinani
translative Noelikseni Noeleikseni
abessive Noelittani Noeleittani
instructive
comitative Noeleineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Noelisi Noelisi
accusative nom. Noelisi Noelisi
gen. Noelisi
genitive Noelisi Noeliesi
partitive Noeliasi Noelejasi
inessive Noelissasi Noeleissasi
elative Noelistasi Noeleistasi
illative Noeliisi Noeleihisi
adessive Noelillasi Noeleillasi
ablative Noeliltasi Noeleiltasi
allative Noelillesi Noeleillesi
essive Noelinasi Noeleinasi
translative Noeliksesi Noeleiksesi
abessive Noelittasi Noeleittasi
instructive
comitative Noeleinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Noelimme Noelimme
accusative nom. Noelimme Noelimme
gen. Noelimme
genitive Noelimme Noeliemme
partitive Noeliamme Noelejamme
inessive Noelissamme Noeleissamme
elative Noelistamme Noeleistamme
illative Noeliimme Noeleihimme
adessive Noelillamme Noeleillamme
ablative Noeliltamme Noeleiltamme
allative Noelillemme Noeleillemme
essive Noelinamme Noeleinamme
translative Noeliksemme Noeleiksemme
abessive Noelittamme Noeleittamme
instructive
comitative Noeleinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Noelinne Noelinne
accusative nom. Noelinne Noelinne
gen. Noelinne
genitive Noelinne Noelienne
partitive Noelianne Noelejanne
inessive Noelissanne Noeleissanne
elative Noelistanne Noeleistanne
illative Noeliinne Noeleihinne
adessive Noelillanne Noeleillanne
ablative Noeliltanne Noeleiltanne
allative Noelillenne Noeleillenne
essive Noelinanne Noeleinanne
translative Noeliksenne Noeleiksenne
abessive Noelittanne Noeleittanne
instructive
comitative Noeleinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Noelinsa Noelinsa
accusative nom. Noelinsa Noelinsa
gen. Noelinsa
genitive Noelinsa Noeliensa
partitive Noeliaan
Noeliansa
Noelejaan
Noelejansa
inessive Noelissaan
Noelissansa
Noeleissaan
Noeleissansa
elative Noelistaan
Noelistansa
Noeleistaan
Noeleistansa
illative Noeliinsa Noeleihinsa
adessive Noelillaan
Noelillansa
Noeleillaan
Noeleillansa
ablative Noeliltaan
Noeliltansa
Noeleiltaan
Noeleiltansa
allative Noelilleen
Noelillensa
Noeleilleen
Noeleillensa
essive Noelinaan
Noelinansa
Noeleinaan
Noeleinansa
translative Noelikseen
Noeliksensa
Noeleikseen
Noeleiksensa
abessive Noelittaan
Noelittansa
Noeleittaan
Noeleittansa
instructive
comitative Noeleineen
Noeleinensa

Statistics[edit]

  • Noel is the 176th most common male given name in Finland, belonging to 3,539 male individuals (and as a middle name to 834 more), and also belongs to 20 female individuals (and as a middle name to 19 more), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish Noel, from French Noël.

Proper noun[edit]

Noel (Latin spelling)

  1. Christmas

Middle English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Noel

  1. Alternative form of Nowel

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin natālis (of or relating to birth).

Noun[edit]

Noel oblique singularm (oblique plural Noeaus or Noeax or Noiaus or Noiax or Noels, nominative singular Noeaus or Noeax or Noiaus or Noiax or Noels, nominative plural Noel)

  1. Christmas

Descendants[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /noˈel/ [noˈel]
  • Rhymes: -el
  • Syllabification: No‧el

Proper noun[edit]

Noel m or f by sense

  1. a surname
  2. Noel

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Noel and French Noël. In general use among Swedish-speakers since about 2000.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Noel c (genitive Noels)

  1. a male given name

References[edit]

  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån : 3552 males with the given name Noel living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the highest frequency so far in 2010 . Accessed on 17 September 2011.

Anagrams[edit]

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Noël.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Noel

  1. Christmas (Christian holiday)

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Noël.

Proper noun[edit]

Noel

  1. Alternative spelling of Nô-el