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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #219 most popular

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What does the name "Noah" mean?

Noah (Hebrew): Rest, Peace

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

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

A is for activities, for you have many.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

Your name in reverse order is "Haon". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anoh". 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.

How popular is the name "Noah" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Noah" is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of only 122 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Noah popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Noah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Noah

Noah Wyle

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


Noah Hathaway

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


Noah Huntley

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


Noah Poletiek

Noah was born in 1988.


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.


Noah Fleiss

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


Past life for Noah born Jun 17, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

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.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.