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What does Noam mean?

Noam Pronunciation of Noam [noam] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Noam is "beautiful, good-looking". Critic Noam Chomsky. Related to Naim.

Associated with: beautiful (handsome), good.


1 related form via Naim: Naeem.

1 feminine form: Naama.

Creative forms:
(male) Niam, Noram, ..


Middle name pairings:
Noam Kirk (N.K.), ..

How popular is Noam?

Noam is an uncommon first name for males and an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Noam was first listed in 2005 and reached its apex rank of #1448 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Noam name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Noam outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Naim and Naeem are the prominent alternative forms of Noam (#1448 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Noam were favored as birth names in 2009 (median #1870) and are somewhat less common today (#1816, 28%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Noam, Naeem, Naim in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adam, Aram, Azam, Bram, Cam, Cram, Doram, Elam, Gram, Ham, Isam, Joram, Kam, Kram, Liam, Lyam, Nap, Nat, Neal, Nial, Niaz, Njal, Noach, Noah, Noak, Noe, Noel, Nolan, Noll, Noor, Norm, Nour, Ram, Sam and Tam. These names tend to be more frequently used than Noam.

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