First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nachum

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Alt. Meaning

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

Notable Persons Named Nachum

Nachum Gutman was an artist in the field of painting. Nachum was born on October 5th, 1898 in Telenești. He passed away on November 28th, 1980.


Nachum Segal is a radio host. His ongoing career started in 1981.


Nachum was born on April 15th, 1959 in New York City.


Nachum Dershowitz is a in the field of rewriting.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nachum

Roy was born in 1979 in Jerusalem, Israel.


Rogel was born on May 21st, 1967.


Nir Nachum is a soccer player for the Hapoel Ashkelon F.C., F.C. Ironi Ashdod, Hapoel Marmorek F.C., Maccabi Sha'arayim F.C., Sektzia Nes Tziona F.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Maccabi Netanya F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., and Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C. Nir was born on September 2nd, 1983 in Ashdod.


Fun Facts about the name Nachum

  • How Popular is the name Nachum? Nachum is the 26,425th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nachum have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 207 babies born with the first name Nachum in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nachum to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nachum? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nachum first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nachum is Wednesday, June 18th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Nachum born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nachum was in 1989 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Nachum Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nachum is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Nachum: Your name in reverse order is Muhcan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nhcaum. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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