How can you make it feel like Christmas every day? Name your baby girl Noelle, and the whole family will feel like caroling all the time. The name evolved from the French “noel” (“Christmas”), which is derived from the Latin “natalis dies Domini” (“the Lord’s birthday”). It has been on the baby-name charts since the mid-1960s but has never moved up to a more prominent position because many people think it’s reserved for December babies. If Noelle is too Christmasy for you, what about calling your girl Natalie?
Popularity Trend Chart
Roll over the visual for detailed rankings by year.
Source: Social Security Administration
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.