Noel Name Meaning

English and French: nickname for someone who had some special connection with the Christmas season, such as owing the particular feudal duty of providing a yule-log to the lord of the manor, or having given a memorable performance as the Lord of Misrule. The name is from Middle English, Old French no(u)el ‘Christmas’ (Latin natalis (dies) ‘birthday’). It was also used as a given name for someone born during the Christmas period.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Noe, Joel, Poel, New, Engel, Noll, Noah, Coe, Noell, Worl

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Noel Family Origin

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Noel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Grocer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Noel family was Labourer. Farmer, Annuitant and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Noel. The most common Noel occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Noel's were Farmers.

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Noel Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Noel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Noel in 1941 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Noel

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