• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Rest, Peace

What is the meaning of the name Noah?

The name Noah is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means Rest, Peace.

In the Bible, Noah was known for gathering animals “two by two” and creating an ark of refuge for the great flood. Common nicknames include “No” and “Noey.”

Other that the Biblical Noah, famous Noahs include actors Noah Wiley, Noah Emmerich and Noah Beery. Noah Adams is a famous correspondent for National Public Radio. Of note, it is rarely used as a female name but is the name of Noah Lindsey Cyrus, daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus. Authors include Noah Webster, Noah Gordon, and Noah Eli Gorden.

Fictional Noahs that are not in religious works include Noah
Calhoun from the novel The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks and Noah Puckerman (Puck) from the TV show Glee. It is also a common name on U.S. soap operas, including Noah Drake (General Hospital), Noah Mayer (As the World Turns), and Noah Newman (The Young and the Restless).

People who like the name Noah also like:

Liam, Oliver, Elijah, Ethan, Owen, Caleb, Benjamin, Charlotte, Olivia, Amelia, Ava, Grace, Sophia, Emma

Names like Noah:

Nan, Nani, Naomi, Nen, Newman, Nia, Niamh, Nina, Ninon, Noam, Noe, Noma, Nona, Nonnie, Nu, Naiya, Neona, Nami, Neema, Neo, Nayana, Nayan, Nay, Nhi, Nam, Nhu, Neena, Nye, Nehemiah, Neha

Stats for the Name Noah

checkmark Noah is currently #4 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Noah is currently #2 in U.S. births

Songs about Noah

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Noah - Harry Belafonte
Noah Freestyle - Lil' Flip
Noah Sugar Pan - The Congos
Noah's Dove - 10,000 Maniacs
Noah's Journey - The Notebook Soundtrack
The Noah Plan - Peter Schilling