What is the meaning of the name Noah?

The name Noah is primarily a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin that means Rest, Peace.

Noah comes from the Hebrew word "noach," which means "rest" or "comfort." In the Bible, Noah was the name of a patriarch who built an ark to save his family and various animals from a great flood that covered the Earth. The story of Noah and the ark is well-known and has been passed down through generations in various cultures.

The name Noah has become very popular in many English-speaking countries in recent years. Its popularity may be due in part to its simple and modern sound, as well as its Biblical roots.Common nicknames include “No” and “Noey.”

Five famous people named Noah include:

Noah Lindsey Cyrus - daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus.
Noah Wyle - an American actor known for his roles in TV shows such as "ER" and "The Librarians."
Noah Schnapp - an American actor known for his role as Will Byers in the TV series "Stranger Things."
Noah Gray-Cabey - an American actor known for his roles in TV shows such as "Heroes" and "Code Black."
Noah Syndergaard - an American professional baseball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Five fictional characters named Noah include:

Noah Bennet - a character from the TV show "Heroes."
Noah Claypole - a character from the novel "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens.
Noah Foster - a character from the TV series "Scream."
Noah Levenstein - a character from the "American Pie" movie series.
Noah Puckerman - a character from the TV show "Glee."

People who like the name Noah also like:

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