Enoch

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Gender: M Pronunciation: EE-knock Meaning of Enoch: "dedicated" Origin of Enoch: Hebrew Enoch's Popularity in 2014: #721

A major figure in the Old Testament, Enoch was the son of Jared, the father of Methuselah, and the great-grandfather of Noah whose Book of Enoch provides a focal point for ancient Jewish mysticism. Enoch Powell, English politician, academic and poet, brought political and scholarly heft to this name. Another Enoch was the son of Cain. Enoch Arden is a famous poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Still, none of these things truly accounts for the fact that Enoch is among the fastest-rising boys' names, rising 178 spots to enter into the Top 1000 in 2013. in 2014 it rose more than 100 more spots.

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Famous People Named Enoch

John Enoch Powell-British politician, classical scholar, linguist and poet.
Alfie Enoch, British actor who played Dean Thomas in "Harry Potter" and Wes Gibbins in "How To Get Away With Murder"

Pop Culture References for the Name Enoch

Enoch "Nucky" Thompson - character on Boardwalk Empire
Enoch Brae - main character of the movie Restless
Enoch Emery - character in Flannery O'Connor's book Wise Blood
Enoch Snow - a character in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Carousel"
Enoch Arden - narrative poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Enoch-A character from Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
'Enoch means consecrated.' 'I don't like your name, Enie.' 'Nor do I, but it's a family name. The Dean is great on names.' [H. A. Vachell, 'Vicar's Walk']
Biblical context: Enoch was the father of Methuselah
Genesis 5:23-25
New International Version (NIV)
23 Altogether, Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24 Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God took him away.
25 When Methuselah had lived 187 years, he became the father of Lamech.
Enoch was one of the performing chimps in the 1960s TV series The Hathaways
Enoch is a character in Bryan Davis's Christian fantasy series, Oracles of Fire and Children of the Bard.
Enoch, a character from the rpg horror game "OFF".

Enoch's International Variations

Enok (Danish)

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