A French surname-turned-first name, Nouvel means “new” – as in, young. As in, exactly what your little Nouvel will be … even when he or she is old!
Famous people named Nouvel:
French architect Jean Nouvel; daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt.
If your little Nouvel ever travels to Barcelona, there's a hotel there that shares the name.