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By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 6 Views | 🔊 10 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: English

Meaning: Cheerful individual born ...

Pronunciation: No-well, /noʊˈwɛl/, N OW AH L

Popularity Rank: #143,708

On this page:

  • 1. Nowell Meaning
  • 2. Nowell Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Nowell
  • 4. Translations of Nowell
  • 5. Nowell Name Popularity
  • 6. Nowell popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Nowell
  • 8. Nowell Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Nowell

Nowell Meaning

Derived from the Old French word 'Noel', meaning 'Christmas'. It was originally used as a surname for those born on Christmas Day or as a nickname for someone with a cheerful personality.

Nowell also means "Cheerful individual born on Christmas Day.".

Nowell is commonly found in United States of America, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and 23 more countries.

Nowell Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: No-well

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /noʊˈwɛl/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: N OW AH L

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Nowell

Nowell Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Nowell is recorded 148 times globally, ranking it as the 143,708th most common name worldwide.

Nowell is most prevalent in United States of America, with 42 occurrences, making it the 32,126th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Nowell is found among 1 in every 43074 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Nowell Popularity by Country

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United States of America#32,1261 : 43,074
South Africa#24,9571 : 68,967

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Nowell popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Nowell from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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