Rank 2nd Boy Name πŸ”₯ Popular

In 2022, the name Noah was 2nd most popular baby name for boys and 2nd most popular baby name overall. In 2022, 19,098 babies were named Noah in the United States. The gender distribution for "Noah" is 97.5% male and 2.5% female.

In 2022, 1 out of every 176 babies in the United States were named Noah. In a classroom of 30 students, there is approximately a 15.7% chance that another student would have the same name. Today, the average age of someone named Noah is around 15 to 16 years old.

The name "Noah" is extremely common πŸ”₯

The most common nickname for Noah is .

Noah Meaning & Origin

The name Noah is of Hebrew origin, and it typically means 'rest' and 'comfort', evoking a sense of peace and tranquility.

The name Noah is described as compassionate, adventurous and harmonious.


Noah is pronounced no-ah in English. The name Noah has 4 letters and 1 or 2 syllables, depending on pronunciation.

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Name Trends (1972 to Present)

The yellow line indicates overall rank of the name. The pink and blue area indicates the total number of girls and boys named "Noah".

Fun Facts about Noah

  • Noah is one of the few names to appear in every country of the world.

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Where is the name Noah most popular!? Popularity can vary a lot between regions. This map shows the relative popularity of a name in each state.

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