Noella is a derivative of the word or name Noel. While Noel is generally gender-neutral, Noella is thought to have a more feminine flair. The name has French roots, and it's typically used to name babies born around Christmas. Noella pairs well with both classic and current middle names, or you can choose to pair it with another Christmas-themed name, like Holly or Angel.

Meaning of the name Noella:

French: Christmas

Origin of the name Noella:

Noella is a French derivative of Noel, which means Christmas. The baby name Noel comes from the Latin word “natalis,” which means “birthday.” The name is usually given to babies born during the Christmas holiday season.

Symbolism of the name Noella:

Because of its association with Christmas, new parents may find symbolism here. They may choose the name as a celebration of the birth of Jesus or if their own baby is born on or around Christmas Day.

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Gender of the name Noella:

Noella is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Noella:


Number of syllables in the name Noella:


Emotion evoked from the name Noella:

The baby name Noella evokes images of someone who is stylish and always looking her best. She always has her head held high.

Alternative spellings for the name Noella:

  • Noela
  • Noellah

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Popularity of the name Noella:

According to the Social Security Administration, Noella has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.

Related names for the name Noella:

Great middle names for Noella and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Noella:

  • Noella Marcellino (nun and scientist)
  • Noella Leduc (baseball player)
  • Noella Uloko (Christian singer and songwriter)
  • Noella Wiyaala (African pop singer and songwriter)
  • Noella Roos (painter)

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