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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Novah

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Novah means "Gift from God" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from Rwanda says the name Novah means "Gift from God" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Novah means "New" and is of Latin origin.
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Novah means "Gift from God".
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International Interest

How popular is the baby name Novah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2006 7 7 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 12 12 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 27 21 6
2012 33 21 12
2013 57 42 15
2014 83 61 22
2015 135 110 25
2016 181 149 32
2017 221 181 40
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International Interest for Novah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Novah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Novah

  • How Popular is the name Novah? Novah is the 12,321st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Novah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 782 babies born with the first name Novah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Novah to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Novah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Novah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Novah is Monday, July 9th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Novah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Novah was in 2017 with a total of 181 babies.
  • Random Novah Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Novah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 14 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Novah: Your name in reverse order is Havon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahonv. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Novah born Dec 19, 1932

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 USA South-West approximately on 1125. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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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).