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What does Nehum mean?

Nehum Pronunciation of Nehum [ne-hum] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nehum is "comfort". Nehum is an alternate form of Nachum (Hebrew).


Nehum has 1 variant: Nahum.

1 more relation via Nachum: Nechum.

Creative forms:
(male) Nevhum, Newhum, ..


Middle name pairings:
Nehum Fredy (N.F.), ..

How popular is Nehum?

Nehum is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Nehum is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Nahum is the only popular variation form of Nehum (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. This form of Nehum was favored a decade ago (#1754). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nahum in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nehum and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Avrum, Byrum, Calum, Colum, Hyrum, Nacham, Nadim, Naeem, Nahir, Naim, Nashua, Neal, Neale, Neall, Nebo, Ned, Neddy, Neel, Neely, Neil, Neile, Neill, Neils, Nels, Nemo, Nenzo (see Lorenzo), Neper, Ner, Nereo, Nereus, Neuman, Nev, Nevan, Neven, Nevil, Nevin, Nevon, Newel, Newsy, Nezer, Noam, Norm, Nour, Nur and Nuru. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nehum.