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Noah meaning and name origin

Noah \noah\ as a boy's name is pronounced NOH-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Noah is "peaceful". Also possibly "long-lived", "comforter", or "wanderer". Biblical: the patriarch survivor of the Great Flood who drifted in the ark for 40 days of rain. According to the biblical account, all the world's nations are descended from Noah's three sons. The name has been steadily used since the 17th century. Noe is a Spanish form. Actor Noah Wyle.

Noah has 6 variant forms: Knoa, Noach, Noak, Noe, Noe and Norrie.

Baby names that sound like Noah are Nye and Nealle.

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Popularity of Noah

Noah is a very popular first name for men (#458 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6345 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Noah
Popularity of Noah