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

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

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

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Proper nounEdit

Noel

  1. (literary or old-fashioned) Christmas.
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Etymology 2Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

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 patronymic surname​.
  4. A city in Missouri.
  5. A community in Nova Scotia, Canada.
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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

The given name is from English Noel.

Proper nounEdit

Noel

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

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Noel.


Middle EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Noel

  1. Alternative form of Nowel

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin natālis (of or relating to birth).

NounEdit

Noel m (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

DescendantsEdit


SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Noel

  1. A surname​.
  2. Noel

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Noel c (genitive Noels)

  1. A male given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [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.

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French Noël.

Proper nounEdit

Noel

  1. Christmas (Christian holiday)