US Popularity:558
Meaning:Repose; Restful; Motion, movement
Noa bears an exciting history that many parents might not be aware of. This feminine name is often confused with its ark-building counterpart, Noah, meaning “repose” or "restful." Though similar in pronunciation and spelling, Noa has a personality of its own and means “motion” or “movement” in Hebrew languages. Noa was also prominent in the Old Testament and was one of the five daughters of Zelophehad. As the story goes, Noa and her sisters influenced a new law that allowed women to inherit property, despite traditionary customs at the time. Paving the way for future generations, this gorgeous name is sure to inspire the trailblazer baby ready to form their own empire.

Noa Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Noa is currently #112 on The Bump
Girl:Noa is currently #43 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Noa is currently #558 in U.S. births
Girl:Noa is currently #194 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 50
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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