Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Born On Christmas
Main Origin Language: French
(Or View Noel Girl)

In 2017 the name Noel...

• was given to 831 baby boys
• was the 386th most popular name for baby boys
• was 30% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, New Mexico, and Nevada
• a unisex name which was given to boys 80% of the time
• was about as popular as Jared and Shawn
Babies Named Noel Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Noel...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2014
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1955
• is 109% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 45% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Thor, Dietrich, Marcellus, Wednesday, Noelle, Dia
• has the most opposite popularity history to Freddy, Erwin, Irwin, Janett, Kathryn, Diana
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Noel Per State
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Geographically the name Noel...

• 40% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Marco, Hector, Nicolas, Jazlyn, Kamila, Alejandra
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Dawson, Grayson, Jackson, Piper, Harper, Lillian
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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The Changing Pattern of Unisex Names

More information on Noel by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Noel are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Noel will be the only kid named Noel in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Noel compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Noel rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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