Noah: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Noah

Noah

Pronunciation: NOH-ə (key)

Origin of the name Noah:

Derived from the Hebrew nōach (rest, comfort). The name is borne in the Bible by the patriarch commanded by God to build the ark, upon which he saved his family and two of each creature from the Great Flood. He is seen as the second progenitor of the human race,

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Comments and insights on the name Noah: | Edit

Noah is #2 on the list of top 100 cool baby boy names in the baby name book "Cool Names" by Pamela Redmond Satran and Linda Rosenkrantz.
Every time I say the word Noah, it sounds like a small bell that toils out of my mouth.

One of the more popular names nowadays.

If I have a son named Noah, I want to build him a tree house the shape of a boat, so that I can paint "NOAH`S ARK" on it. :)

Personal experiences with the name Noah: | Edit

• I love the name Noah. We found out we are having a girl, but I still love it and am considering it...I think it would be an absolutely adorable name for a girl, but my husband says No Way. Thoughts?
• I love the name Noah and I would hate to see it completely feminized like many other boy names, but Miley Cyrus' younger sister's name is Noah and I think it is really adorable for a girl.
• To the previous two posters, Noa is a girls name in Israel, pronounced the same.
• Don't care for it on a girl, personally...

Nicknames for Noah: | Edit

• No-Ha - my hubbies grandparents called him "No-one" growing up. :( Kinda sad, but silly.
• Noey - We call our son this all the time We find it very cute for our little toddler :)
• Noah Boa
• Our son is called (by various family members): Noah Kabloa, Noni Juice, NoNo, and Noey.
• We call our son (Noah Balboa, as in 'Rocky' lol) or Noey
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Meanings and history of the name Noah: | Edit

Noah built the ark in the Bible (Genesis).

Famous real-life people named Noah: | Edit

Noah Wylie - American actor
Noah Mills - American model
Noah Munck - American actor
Noah Beery, Sr. - American actor
Noah Beery, Jr. - American actor
Noah Webster, Jr. was a lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author.

Noah in song, story & screen: | Edit

Noah (Old Testament, Bible)
Noah Bennet ('Heroes,' 2006-2010 TV show)
Noah Calhoun ('The Notebook,' book by Nicholas Sparks/2004 movie)
Noah Mayer ('As the World Turns,' TV soap opera)
Noah Puckerman, character on TV show "Glee"
Noah Hunter ("Beverly Hills 90210")
Noah Munck, plays Gibby Gibson on iCarly
Noah Chase, character in the soap opera "Guiding Light"
Noah Percy, character in the 2004 film "The Village"
Noah Vosen, character in the the 2007 film "The Bourne Ultimatum"
Noah Wilder, character in the the 2007 film "The Last Mimsy"
Noah, character in the 2007 made-for-TV movie "The Valley of Light"
Noah, character in the TV series "Noah's Arc"
Noah Bain, character in the TV series "It Takes a Thief"
Noah Clay, character in the 2002 flim "The Ring"
Noah Lawson, character in the TV series "Home and Away"
Noah Curtis, character in the 2009 film "2012"
Noah Vanderhoff, character in the 1992 flim "Wayne's World"
Noah Cross, character in the 1974 film "Chinatown"
Noah Trafficante, character in the 1995 film "Bad Boys"
Noah, character in the 1977 TV miniseries "Roots"
Noah Kaiba, character in the TV show "Yu-Gi-Oh!"
Noah Joad, a character from John Steinbeck's novel, "The Grapes of Wrath"

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