notable (adj.) Look up notable at Dictionary.com
mid-14c., from Old French notable "well-known, notable, remarkable" (13c.) and directly from Latin notabilis "noteworthy, extraordinary," from notare "to mark, note, make a note," from nota "mark, sign, means of recognition" (see note (n.)). The noun meaning "a person of distinction" is first recorded 1815. Related: Notably; notableness.