Noah Name Meaning

What does Noah Mean?

Noah Name Gender : Boy Names

Noah Name Origin : The origin of the name Noah is English baby names

Meaning Of Noah : Noah name meaning is form of the name of the biblical character whose family was the only one saved from the great Flood ordained by God to destroy mankind because of its wickedness. The origin of the name is far from certain; in the Bible it is implied that it means `rest` (Genesis 5: 29, `and he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and the toil of our hands, because of the ground which the Lord hath cursed`). One tradition indeed explains it as derived from the Hebrew root meaning `to comfort` (see NAHUM) with the final consonant dropped. French: Noe.

In addition to these data about Noah name meaning, Noah name is a boy name that starts with N and letter N means that you are intuitive, innoative and original, you are unconventional, you are quite opinionated and change your mind only after much discussion, you like to keep track of your life, by writing in a diary for instance also you are sensual and may be involved in many love affairs during your life. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Noah name. If you know more about Noah name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Noah. If you consider Noah name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Noah : Noy Nouel Norvald Norcross Nopaltzin .

Etymology

Masculine proper name, from Hebrew Noah, literally "rest." Phrase Noah's ark attested from 1610s. The adjective Noachian, in reference to the flood legend, is from 1670s.

Definition

noun : Noah (the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain; the story of Noah and the flood is told in the Book of Genesis)

Popularity

For U.S. births in 2015, the number of births with name Noah is 19511, representing about 1.102736 percent of all male births in 2015. See interactive baby names map for Noah name popularity by states.

  • united states popular baby namesUnited States : Rank #1
  • England and Wales popular baby namesEngland and Wales : Rank #13
  • Ireland popular baby namesIreland : Rank #10
  • united kingdom popular baby namesScotland : Rank #7
  • Canada popular baby namesCanada : Rank #9
  • Australia popular baby namesAustralia : Rank #3
  • New Zealand popular baby namesNew Zealand : Rank #7
  • sweden popular baby namesSweden : Rank #13
  • norway popular baby namesNorway : Rank #145
  • france popular baby namesFrance : Rank #61
  • denmark popular baby namesDenmark : Rank #2
  • austria popular baby namesAustria : Rank #21

Notable People

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  • Noah Webster, 1758, LINGUIST
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