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Noah

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Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Peace

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Noah

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Noah in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Noah:

  • Records indicate that 278,912 boys in the United States have been named Noah since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 17,201 people in the U.S. were given the name Noah. Those people are now 2 years old.

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    Comments about the name Noah

    96% Approval Rating
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      26 Positive Comments

  • "My 7 year old son is noah and i absolutly love this name although the past few years it seems like theres at least 2 noahs in his class every year" Aug. 12, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "This Name Is Lovely For A Boy Or A Girl, So It's perfect If Your Keeping The Gender Of Your Baby A Secret :)" Jan. 19, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "love the name noah for a girl or a boy!!! Its beautiful and feminine but also strong so would suit either" Jan. 5, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am going to name my son Noah. He is going to be born tomorrow. We live in Japan and the Japanese characters we have chosen for the name mean "talent" and "cheerfully". It is mostly a girl's name in Japan but we will buck that trend." Dec. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Noah im a girl and I LOVE my name so much and yes Noah is a boys name but im named after my granpa so the name means alot to my family so imo Noah is a BEAUTIFUL name for a girl and a handsome name for a boy." Dec. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Just found out I am pregnant and I LOVE this name so much that I am hoping and praying for a boy just so I can use this name!" Dec. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love this name. i think its the most beautiful boys name there is. i really hope to have a son called noah. i do worry that he maybe teased in high school because of it though...? do you think he would be?" Jul. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We loved this name right from the start. We had twins and baby b was always Noah. I also after he wasnamed and born loved Jonah, it is not as popular and just as nice. Tanner and Noah go very well together though for twins" Aug. 3, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love this name i am pregnant now with a little boy i think he will be Noah Charlie" Aug. 1, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is noah and i love it but it gets anoying when people make jokes about "Noah's Ark". It was funny when i was like 5 but now its just old." May. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My ons name is Noah Rodirgo navarro & I just love the ring to it !! mainly Noah Navaroo, sounds very sharp to me !! Good to know it means peace becuase that it totally my son!!! How cute, hope every one else loves this name as much as I due !!" Jan. 15, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is noah. i never knew it meant peace. i was almost named gabe...im glad im noah.people often misspell it like Noa. or Noha..." Oct. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name noah, but I had a girl. I still gave her name Noah, with her middle name Trinity." Aug. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I want to name my son Noah Weasley. We both love it so much!" Aug. 18, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "A gorgeous name for a little boy. I can't believe so few people have heard of it or know how to spell it. Hopefully it will stay fairly uncommon though so I can name my son it should I have one." Jun. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Evan Noah when he was born in 2005. It was supposed to be Noah Evan but my wife changed her mind in the last minute. I love the name." May. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name - if only my husband liked it - we're trying to come up with a name for our son . . ." Jun. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Noah, and when I tell people, half of them ask "What?" because they think it's a strange name. And I get incessent "Noah's Ark" jokes about it lol." Mar. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my son's name and I love it. Naming a second baby now, I find difficulty choosing a boy name that I like as much as Noah. It is different without being "weird" and it is a name with strength behind it." Sep. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "The name is adorable.I think of the notebook the movie when i say the name." Jul. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son's name is Noah and we just love it. It's unique, familiar and has a positive vibe. The bottom line is, once he came into this world, he just looked like a Noah. We're so lucky to have a kid named Noah!" Jun. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband is named Noah, and I love it! However, no one knows how to spell it or pronounce it - doesn't anyone remember the Bible story of Noah's Ark?! Having to repeat his name 2 or 3 times does frustrate him. Anyway, it is a great name!" May. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Timeless name- not too trendy! If you are considering this for a boy's name and you end up with a girl- consider "Noelle"... similar sound, both positive in regards to religion." May. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son's name is Noah. He's named after a distant Grandfather and, once again, it cannot be shortened to something else. A fine name if ever I heard one!" Apr. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I plan to call my second-born son Noa. I think it looks better without the 'h'." Mar. 9, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "could be confusing when kid is little saying no noah no noah all the time" Jul. 9, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "It is my prayer that my grandson named Noah, will live up to his name which means PEACE. He's only 4 years old now but is already showing signs of being a peace maker. GOd bless you Noah!" Jun. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      8 Neutral Comments

  • "In Hebrew, NOAH is an anagram meaning "grace." Although similar, this is not quite the same as "peace." The Bible says that Noah walked with God. What name could grant a boy more power than the gentleness and awe of God's grace?" Feb. 7, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "one kid in my grade da 7th grade is areal jerk and has dat name, but its an ok name when he's being nice which isnt often but, those dat r named noah, i hope ur not jerks like him:)" Dec. 1, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name. it reminds me of the movie the "Notebook". I think its such a gentle name for a little boy as well as a grown man. I hope to name my son this." Aug. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "omg i love this name and i plan to name one of my boys that when i get older and have children and i am jewish and this is my torah portion for my bat mitzvah" Feb. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love this name. it's strong yet has a sweet and kind sound to it" Feb. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "try to say no noah 10 times fast. real tounge twister." Feb. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My favorite boy's name. It sounds like a strong, caring boy or man." Aug. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son's name is Noah. I have yet to find a boy's name that I like better. It is a strong name and was significant in the Bible because "Noah" obeyed God when noone else would. Our daughter's name is Olivia, which means "olive tree". Significant because a dove brought an olive branch to Noah as a sign that the flood was over. (Genesis 6) This ties their names together . Very cool." May. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate



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