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. Actor Noah Wyle.
Noah is a very popular first name for males (#458 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6345 out of 88799, Top 7%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Noah for boys. Noah reached its highest rank of #1 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Noah and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Noah (#1) and Noe (#575). (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Noam. This name tends to be less commonly used than Noah.