A key life lesson is finding that yin and yang harmony between striving forward and taking time to stand still and simply be. As a parent, you may wish to impart the valuable lesson of finding balance to baby. Noah, a gender-neutral given name, is of Hebrew origin and interestingly, it means both "rest" and "motion." Noah as a feminine name means "motion" and stems from the Bible, in which No'ah was the daughter of Zelophedad. In its masculine form, Noah derives from Noach, a Hebrew name meaning "rest or repose." In the Bible, Noah was an important figure who built the Ark that saved his family and every species of animal. As baby Noah grows, they will undoubtedly progress and explore, safe in the knowledge that they can return home to renew and restore, always.

Famous People Named Noah

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Noah Lomax
  • Noah Mills
  • Noah Phoenix Mazur
    Son of Alessandra Ambrosio
  • Noah Wyle
  • Yannick Noah
    Tennis Player
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