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Noah Name Meaning

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The name Noah is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Noah is: Comfort; long-lived; repose. I

Given Name Noah  

GENDER: Masculine

USAGE: English, Biblical

PRONOUNCED: NO-ə (English)   

The name Noah is a boy name.

Origin:

Hebrew

Meaning:

Derived from the Hebrew name נוֹחַ (Noach) meaning "rest, comfort". According to the Old Testament, Noah was the builder of the Ark that allowed him, his family, and animals of each species to survive the great Flood. After the Flood he received the sign of the rainbow as a covenant from God. He was the father of Shem, Ham and Japheth.As an English Christian name, Noah has been used since the Protestant Reformation, being common among the Puritans. A famous bearer was the American lexicographer Noah Webster (1758-1843).

Biblical Meaning: In Biblical the meaning of the name Noah is: Repose; consolation.

American Meaning: In American the meaning of the name Noah is: Repose; consolation.

Hebrew Meaning: In Hebrew the meaning of the name Noah is: Comfort; long-lived; repose. In the Bible, Noah built the ark, allowing his family and a male/female pair of every species of animal to survive the Flood.