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319k
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since 1880

Noah

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Rest, Peace
  • #219 All Time
  • #1 in 2014
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How popular is the name "Noah" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 103 0 103
1881 81 0 81
1882 108 0 108
1883 81 0 81
1884 94 0 94
1885 76 0 76
1886 90 0 90
1887 94 0 94
1888 83 0 83
1889 85 0 85
1890 74 0 74
1891 76 0 76
1892 79 0 79
1893 69 0 69
1894 74 0 74
1895 72 0 72
1896 69 0 69
1897 58 0 58
1898 68 0 68
1899 47 0 47
1900 92 0 92
1901 56 0 56
1902 69 0 69
1903 48 0 48
1904 46 0 46
1905 60 0 60
1906 60 0 60
1907 61 0 61
1908 68 0 68
1909 62 0 62
1910 87 0 87
1911 82 0 82
1912 116 0 116
1913 141 0 141
1914 171 0 171
1915 189 0 189
1916 229 0 229
1917 219 0 219
1918 247 0 247
1919 253 0 253
1920 242 0 242
1921 247 0 247
1922 237 0 237
1923 258 0 258
1924 239 0 239
1925 219 0 219
1926 235 0 235
1927 236 0 236
1928 174 0 174
1929 197 0 197
1930 191 0 191
1931 186 6 180
1932 181 0 181
1933 173 0 173
1934 148 0 148
1935 175 0 175
1936 147 0 147
1937 143 0 143
1938 145 0 145
1939 122 0 122
1940 150 0 150
1941 161 0 161
1942 182 0 182
1943 155 0 155
1944 157 0 157
1945 133 0 133
1946 130 0 130
1947 156 0 156
1948 150 0 150
1949 148 0 148
1950 153 0 153
1951 154 0 154
1952 143 0 143
1953 160 0 160
1954 131 0 131
1955 133 0 133
1956 137 0 137
1957 153 0 153
1958 137 0 137
1959 154 0 154
1960 138 0 138
1961 131 5 126
1962 140 0 140
1963 125 0 125
1964 138 0 138
1965 122 0 122
1966 157 0 157
1967 156 0 156
1968 176 0 176
1969 246 0 246
1970 348 7 341
1971 478 0 478
1972 421 0 421
1973 493 0 493
1974 545 0 545
1975 587 5 582
1976 545 0 545
1977 692 7 685
1978 697 9 688
1979 924 10 914
1980 934 5 929
1981 1,413 13 1,400
1982 1,828 14 1,814
1983 1,556 18 1,538
1984 1,254 8 1,246
1985 1,109 0 1,109
1986 1,050 12 1,038
1987 1,001 8 993
1988 1,074 12 1,062
1989 1,254 12 1,242
1990 1,314 9 1,305
1991 1,326 13 1,313
1992 1,437 14 1,423
1993 1,517 17 1,500
1994 2,086 17 2,069
1995 3,841 20 3,821 #99 boy name
1996 7,225 43 7,182 #50 boy name
1997 9,326 63 9,263 #38 boy name
1998 13,464 57 13,407 #29 boy name
1999 14,971 56 14,915 #24 boy name
2000 14,327 64 14,263 #27 boy name
2001 13,511 36 13,475 #28 boy name
2002 12,105 41 12,064 #31 boy name
2003 11,896 64 11,832 #31 boy name
2004 11,986 87 11,899 #29 boy name
2005 13,943 56 13,887 #23 boy name
2006 16,374 53 16,321 #15 boy name
2007 16,674 90 16,584 #14 boy name
2008 15,829 56 15,773 #15 boy name
2009 17,293 70 17,223 #9 boy name
2010 16,508 80 16,428 #7 boy name
2011 16,916 78 16,838 #5 boy name
2012 17,380 78 17,302 #4 boy name
2013 18,258 79 18,179 #1 boy name
2014 19,250 106 19,144 #1 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Noah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 319,298 babies born with the name Noah in the United States. That's more than enough Noahs to occupy the country of Maldives with an estimated population of 317,280 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 103 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Noah" was in 2014 with a total of 19,144 babies. (That's a lot of baby Noahs)

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Noah" ranks #29 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 174 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 13,464 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Noah popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Noah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Noah as well as things modernly associated with the name Noah such as celebrities named Noah.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Noah

The name "Noah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Rest, Peace". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Noah Wyle

Noah Wyle is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to present. Noah was born in 1971 as Noah Strausser Speer Wyle in Hollywood, California, U.S.

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Noah Hathaway

Noah was born in 1971 as Noah Leslie Hathaway in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Noah Huntley

Noah Huntley is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Noah was born in 1974 as Noah Cornelius Marmaduke Huntley in Wiston, West Sussex, England.

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Noah Poletiek

Noah was born in 1988.

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Noah Bastian

Noah Bastian is a film and television actor. Noah was born in 1979 as Noah Dale Bastian in San Jose, California, U.S.

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Noah Fleiss

Noah Fleiss is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Noah was born in 1984 in White Plains, New York, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

Your name in reverse order is "Haon". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Naho". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Noah born Mar 15, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1250. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Noah

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