What does Enoch mean?
Enoch \e-no-ch\ as a boys' name is pronounced EE-nuk. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Enoch is "experienced, profound". Biblical: Enoch was the son of Cain and the father of Methuselah, the oldest living man named in the Bible. The "Books of Enoch" are attributed to him and describe his visits to heaven as a major source of angel lore. The name was briefly inspired by Tennyson's famous and sentimental poem "Enoch Arden" from the 1860s to 1880s.
For more information, see also the related boy name Hanoch.
Enoch is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1007 out of 1220, Top 83%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#9265 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Enoch for boys. Enoch reached its highest rank of #268 in the U.S. then, and is at #721 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)