US Popularity:3488
A truly festive choice, Noella is a girl’s name of French origin, meaning “Christmas.” This beautiful name stems from the French word noël, which can also be deciphered as “the Lord’s birthday.” Noella differs from the masculine name Noel and its feminine alternative, Noelle, with the -a substitution, creating a sound that practically sings off the tongue. A tribute to a joyful Christian holiday, calling baby Noella is a wonderful way to honor one’s faith. No matter the time of year, baby Noella will carry the importance of family, love, and generosity with them, spreading happiness and good cheer wherever they go!

Noella Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Noella is currently #2942 on The Bump
Girl:Noella is currently #1308 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Noella is currently #3488 in U.S. births
Girl:Noella is currently #1320 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 507
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 241

  • Name Doctor, Noella

  • Behind the Name, Noella, April 2022

  • Behind the Name, Noel, February 2019

  • Merriam-Webster, Noel

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