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319k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Noah

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Rest, Peace
  • #219 All Time
  • #1 in 2014
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Boys
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20k Noe (French)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801030103
188181081
18821080108
188381081
188494094
188576076
188690090
188794094
188883083
188985085
189074074
189176076
189279079
189369069
189474074
189572072
189669069
189758058
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189947047
190092092
190156056
190269069
190348048
190446046
190560060
190660060
190761061
190868068
190962062
191087087
191182082
19121160116
19131410141
19141710171
19151890189
19162290229
19172190219
19182470247
19192530253
19202420242
19212470247
19222370237
19232580258
19242390239
19252190219
19262350235
19272360236
19281740174
19291970197
19301910191
19311866180
19321810181
19331730173
19341480148
19351750175
19361470147
19371430143
19381450145
19391220122
19401500150
19411610161
19421820182
19431550155
19441570157
19451330133
19461300130
19471560156
19481500150
19491480148
19501530153
19511540154
19521430143
19531600160
19541310131
19551330133
19561370137
19571530153
19581370137
19591540154
19601380138
19611315126
19621400140
19631250125
19641380138
19651220122
19661570157
19671560156
19681760176
19692460246
19703487341
19714780478
19724210421
19734930493
19745450545
19755875582
19765450545
19776927685
19786979688
197992410914
19809345929
19811,413131,400
19821,828141,814
19831,556181,538
19841,25481,246
19851,10901,109
19861,050121,038
19871,0018993
19881,074121,062
19891,254121,242
19901,31491,305
19911,326131,313
19921,437141,423
19931,517171,500
19942,086172,069
19953,841203,821#99 boy name
19967,225437,182#50 boy name
19979,326639,263#38 boy name
199813,4645713,407#29 boy name
199914,9715614,915#24 boy name
200014,3276414,263#27 boy name
200113,5113613,475#28 boy name
200212,1054112,064#31 boy name
200311,8966411,832#31 boy name
200411,9868711,899#29 boy name
200513,9435613,887#23 boy name
200616,3745316,321#15 boy name
200716,6749016,584#14 boy name
200815,8295615,773#15 boy name
200917,2937017,223#9 boy name
201016,5088016,428#7 boy name
201116,9167816,838#5 boy name
201217,3807817,302#4 boy name
201318,2587918,179#1 boy name
201419,25010619,144#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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Noah" ranks #6 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 297 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 16,674 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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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 neatness, your orderly way.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

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 "Nhao". 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 Apr 30, 1927

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 Iran approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Noah

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