Noa - girls name

Noa name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Noa name meaning:

The name Noa is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin. In Hebrew, Noa means "movement" or "motion." It is derived from the same root as the word "nu," which means "we." Noa can be considered a unisex name, as it is used for both boys and girls in different cultures.

In biblical context, Noa is the name of one of the five daughters of Zelophehad. She is known for her courage and for advocating for women's rights to inherit land. The name Noa is also associated with tranquility and peace. Additionally, in some cultures, Noa is considered a variation of the name Noah, which is a popular biblical name meaning "rest" or "comfort."

In modern times, the name Noa has gained popularity as a gender-neutral name, reflecting the growing trend of using names that are not specifically tied to one gender. It is a name that conveys a sense of movement, peace, and equality, making it an attractive choice for many parents.



Unisex names

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Overall UK ranking: 264 out of 5581

179 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (286)

Historical popularity of Noa

The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Noa from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Noa in 2024