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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Novah

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  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Novah is of Unknown origin and means "Gift from God".
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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

H is for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

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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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 Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida 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 Nahov. How do you pronounce that?

What Novahs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Novah born Dec 11, 1957

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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).