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Boy Names Starting with No-

No- baby names and what they mean, with 22 results. No- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in the year 2016 (USAGE OF 1.4%) and are almost as popular today (USAGE 1.42%, 1% MORE), but with names like Norman becoming somewhat outmoded. Nolan (#64), Noel (#405) and Noah (#2) are three of the more fashionable baby names in this list, while Nowlin (TOP 3%) and Noonan (2%) are familiar No- last names. Here is the list of No- names for girls.

No- names

Noah - Norwell | Norwood - Novena

Noah - Norwell

Noah and variants

Noah, var. Norrie, Noe, Noak, Noach
Source fr. Hebrew language. "Peaceful." Novah is also a moderately common kid's name.


Source fr. Hebrew. "Beautiful, good-looking." Popular. Compare Noam and common -am last names Boam (TOP 57%), Najam (79%). See also Noah.


Derivative of Latin language. "Aristocratic." Rare, with usage of 0.009% for Noble as a baby name in 2018, higher than 0.009% the year before.


Form of Christmas. Gender-neutral name. Widely used, with usage of 0.044% for Noel as a children's name in 2018, but lower than 0.045% the year before.

Noel2, var. Nowell, Nowel
Stems fr. French. "Christmas." Adoption of Noel, Nowell, etc. as baby names in 2018 was 3.5% less than 2017.

Nolan and variants

Nolan, var. Nolyn, Nollan, Nolin, Nolen, Noland
Derivative of Irish, Gaelic word. "Champion." Nolan, Noland and Nolen are more familiar as birth names among these forms.

Var. of Oliver. Source fr. Latin word. "Olive tree." Rather unusual as a children's name, Noll is found more conventionally as a surname. See also Nile.

Noori, Noor1
Forms of Nuri. Root fr. Arabic element. "Light." Not in Top 2000.

Noor2, var. Nour
Root fr. Arabic language. "Light." Not in popularity charts.

Form of Nuriel. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Light or fire of God." Nooriel was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of No- names: Noah, Noam, Noble, Noe, Noel

Top 2000 baby names ranking of No- names: Nolan, Noland, Nolen, Norbert, Norberto

Top 2000 baby names ranking of No- names: Norm, Norman, Normand, Norris, Norton

Top 2000 baby names ranking of No- names: Norval, Norvel, Norvell, Norvin

Norbert and variants

Norbert, var. Norberto
Root fr. Old German word. "Northern brightness." Norbert and Norberto are more commonly used as children's names among these variations.

Norman and variants

Norman, var. Normie, Normen, Normando, Normand, Norm
Stems fr. Old German element. "Northerner." Normand and forms rose in popularity 88 years ago and have become less common.


Source fr. Old French language. "Northerner." Norris is conventional (TOP 53%) as a men's name, and exists regularly (TOP 1%) as a surname. See also Borris.

Northcliff, var. Northclyffe, Northclyff, Northcliffe
From Old English element. "Northern cliff." Not in popularity charts.

Northrop, var. Northrup
From Old English. "Northern farm." Northrup (UPPER 4%) and Northrop (5%) are found often as surnames.


Origin fr. Old English, Old German languages. "Northern town." Norton is uncommonly used as a male name, registering commonly (TOP 1%) as a last name. See also Gorton.

Norville and variants

Norville, var. Norvylle, Norvill, Norvil, Norvell, Norval, Norvel
Based on Old French word. "Northern town." Norval, Norvell, etc. are hardly found as men's names.

Norvin and variants

Norvin, var. Norwynn, Norwyn, Norwinn, Norwin, Norvyn
Root fr. Old English language. "Northern friend." Norvin, Norwin, etc. are barely found as male names.

Norward, var. Norwerd
Source fr. Old English word. "Warden of the north." Neward and Noward are creative forms.

Derivative of Old English. "Northern well." Norwell is a rarely used male name, occurring frequently (UPPER 88%) as a last name. See also Nowell.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for No- names for boys.

1. Noah - Norwell
Noah [Noe, Noak, Noach, Norrie], Noam, Noble, Christmas [Noel], Noel [Nowel, Nowell], Nolan [Nolyn, Nolin, Nolen, Nollan, Noland], Oliver [Noll], Nuri [Noor, Noori], Noor [Nour], Nuriel [Nooriel], Norbert [Norberto], Norman [Norm, Normie, Normen, Normand, Normando], Norris, Northcliff [Northclyff, Northclyffe, Northcliffe], Northrop [Northrup], Norton, Norville [Norvil, Norvel, Norval, Norvill, Norvell, Norvylle], Norvin [Norwyn, Norwin, Norvyn, Norwynn, Norwinn], Norward [Norwerd], Norwell

Norwood, Novena

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