Noah - boys name

Noah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Noah name meaning:

The name Noah is of Hebrew origin and is derived from the Hebrew name "Noach," which means "rest" or "comfort." In the context of the biblical story of Noah and the Ark, the name is associated with the idea of finding comfort or rest after the great flood.

Noah is a significant figure in the Bible, known for building an ark and saving pairs of animals from the flood as per God's instructions. The name has a positive and timeless connotation, symbolizing hope, renewal, and divine protection.

Noah has been a popular name across various cultures and is widely used in many English-speaking countries. It is appreciated for its simplicity and positive associations.

Origin: Biblical

That quavers or totters (Zelophehad's daughter).


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Overall UK ranking: 1 out of 4789

4525 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Noah

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