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Noah Stats
On 18,042 BN name lists
Currently #2 on the BN charts
Currently #1 in U.S. births
About the name Noah
The meaning of the name Noah: Rest, Peace
The origin of the name Noah: Hebrew
People who like the name Noah also like:
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Noah is a name with Hebrew origins. The meaning of Noah is peace/rest. In the Bible, Noah was known for gathering animals “two by two” and creating an ark of refuse for the great flood. Common nicknames include “No” and “Noey.”


Noah is an extremely popular name in the United States as well as abroad. It has consistently been in the top 10 names in the United States, ranking #1 in 2013 per the Social Security Administration. Among user lists, Noah is #2 on’s most popular names of 2014.


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 in The Notebook. The popular t.v. show Glee has a main character named Noah Puckerman (Puck). 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). users who like the name Noah also like names that are trendy and Biblical.

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Songs about Noah

Noah - Harry Belafonte  iTunes

Noah Freestyle - Lil' Flip  iTunes

Noah Sugar Pan - The Congos

Noah's Dove - 10,000 Maniacs  iTunes

Noah's Journey - The Notebook Soundtrack  iTunes

The Noah Plan - Peter Schilling

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