Manoa is a modern form of the boy's name Manoah, meaning "rest" in Hebrew. This beautifully rare name refers to the father of Samson in the Bible, whose tumultuous love story with Delilah has been a constant source of inspiration over the years. Anything from plays, works of art, and songs have depicted Samson and Delilah, even an episode of the TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. As the story goes, Delilah tricked Samson into discovering the powers of his voluptuous hair and ultimately betrayed him. Surely, if nothing else, you're bundle of joy will be known for their luminous head of hair!
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