Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Peace
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Noah Girl)

In 2017 the name Noah...

• was given to 18,326 baby boys
• was the 2nd most popular name for baby boys
• was 10% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Mexico, Connecticut, and Illinois
• was least popular in Utah, Idaho, and New Hampshire
• a unisex name which was given to boys 99% of the time
• was about as popular as Liam and William
Babies Named Noah Born Per Year
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Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Noah...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2015
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1961
• is 12534% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 227% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Bridger, Parker, Zaire, Armani, Miracle, Niah
• has the most opposite popularity history to Phillip, Joseph, Michael, Margarita, Kathrine, Antoinette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Noah Per State
View Geographic History for Noah

Geographically the name Noah...

• 10% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Christopher, Ryan, Caleb, Isabella, Riley, Sophia
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Tate, Brock, Mack, Millie, Kate, Jemma
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Noah by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Noah are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Noah will be the only kid named Noah in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Noah compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Noah rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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