Noah Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish (Sephardic and Israeli): from the Biblical personal name Noah (see Noe). English: probably a variant spelling of Noar, a topographic name derived from misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten ore ‘at the bank or steep slope’ (Old English ora).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Noa, Hoar, Nock, North, Roch, Noe, Hoad, Noth, Oak, Nord

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Noah Family Origin

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Noah Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Boot Manfr

    4%
  • Coal Trimmer

    4%
  • Cutler

    4%

In 1881, the most common Noah occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Noah's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Noah family was Cutler. Agricultural Labourer, Boot Manfr and Coal Trimmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Noah.

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Noah Historical Records

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Noah Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Noah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Noah in 1949 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Noah

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