Noah Name Meaning & Origin

Noah

Pronunciation: NOH-ə (key)

Origin of the name Noah:

Derived from the Hebrew nōach (rest, comfort). The name is borne in the Bible by the patriarch commanded by God to build the ark, upon which he saved his family and two of each creature from the Great Flood. He is seen as the second progenitor of the human race,

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Noah

All little children refer to my son as "O" uh. My younger son couldn't pronounce the N.
• No-Ha - my hubbies grandparents called him "No-one" growing up. :( Kinda sad, but silly.
• Noey - We call our son this all the time We find it very cute for our little toddler :)
• Noah Boa
• Our son is called (by various family members): Noah Kabloa, Noni Juice, NoNo, and Noey.
• We call our son (Noah Balboa, as in 'Rocky' lol) or Noey
We call our son adopted since we adopted him.M and my gay husband call our son who is named Noah, THAT WAS NOT ME I SWEAR IT WAS LIAM WINANS
• Noah bear I call my son & my husband calls him Noey

Meanings and history of the name Noah

Noah built the ark in the Bible (Genesis).
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly
I don't know why she swallowed a fly - perhaps she'll die!
There was an old lady who swallowed a spider,
That wriggled and wiggled and tiggled inside her;
She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;
I don't know why she swallowed a fly - Perhaps she'll die!
There was an old lady who swallowed a bird;
How absurd to swallow a bird.
She swallowed the bird to catch the spider,
She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;
I don't know why she swallowed a fly - Perhaps she'll die!
There was an old lady who swallowed a cat;
Fancy that to swallow a cat!
She swallowed the cat to catch the bird,
She swallowed the bird to catch the spider,
She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;
I don't know why she swallowed a fly - Perhaps she'll die!
There was an old lady that swallowed a dog;
What a hog, to swallow a dog;
She swallowed the dog to catch the cat,
She swallowed the cat to catch the bird,
She swallowed the bird to catch the spider,
She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;
I don't know why she swallowed a fly - Perhaps she'll die!
There was an old lady who swallowed a cow,
I don't know how she swallowed a cow;
She swallowed the cow to catch the dog,
She swallowed the dog to catch the cat,
She swallowed the cat to catch the bird,
She swallowed the bird to catch the spider,
She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;
I don't know why she swallowed a fly - Perhaps she'll die!
There was an old lady who swallowed a horse...
She's dead, of course!

Famous real-life people named Noah

Noah Schnapp - american actor, known for portraying the tiny soft beautiful baby angel boy Will Byers in Stranger Things
Noah Wylie - American actor
Noah Mills - American model
Noah Munck - American actor
Noah Beery, Sr. - American actor
Noah Beery, Jr. - American actor
Noah Webster, Jr. was a lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author.
Noah James Daughtry (b. 2010), son of American singer, musician, and actor Chris Daughtry
Noah Phoenix Ambrosio Mazur (b. 2012), son of Brazilian model and actress Alessandra Ambrosio
Noah Rev Maurer (b. 2012), son of American actor Josh Lucas
Noah Shannon Green (b. 2012), son of American actress and model Megan Fox and American actor Brian Austin Green
Noah Centineo - American actor

Noah in song, story & screen

Noah (Old Testament, Bible)
Noah Bennet ('Heroes,' 2006-2010 TV show)
http://valentinesdayimageshq.com/happy-valentines-day-images/Noah Calhoun ('The Notebook,' book by Nicholas Sparks/2004 movie)
Noah Mayer ('As the World Turns,' TV soap opera)
Noah Puckerman, character on TV show "Glee"
Noah Hunter ("Beverly Hills 90210")
Noah Munck, plays Gibby Gibson on iCarly
Noah Chase, character in the soap opera "Guiding Light"
Noah Percy, character in the 2004 film "The Village"
Noah Vosen, character in the the 2007 film "The Bourne Ultimatum"
Noah Wilder, character in the the 2007 film "The Last Mimsy"
Noah, character in the 2007 made-for-TV movie "The Valley of Light"
Noah, character in the TV series "Noah's Arc"
Noah Bain, character in the TV series "It Takes a Thief"
Noah Clay, character in the 2002 flim "The Ring"
Noah Lawson, character in the TV series "Home and Away"
Noah Curtis, character in the 2009 film "2012"
Noah Vanderhoff, character in the 1992 flim "Wayne's World"
Noah Cross, character in the 1974 film "Chinatown"
Noah Trafficante, character in the 1995 film "Bad Boys"
Noah, character in the 1977 TV miniseries "Roots"
Noah Kaiba, character in the TV show "Yu-Gi-Oh!"
Noah Joad, a character from John Steinbeck's novel, "The Grapes of Wrath" Essay
Noah Shaw in the Mara Dyer trilogy by Michelle Hodkins. He's the world's savior. :)
Noah Foster, a main character in MTV's Scream
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