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Gender: M Pronunciation: EE-knock Meaning of Enoch: "dedicated" Origin of Enoch: Hebrew Enoch's Popularity in 2016: #714

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, jumping 178 spots to enter into the Top 1000 in 2013. It took a small hit when it dropped from Number 719 in 2014 to Number 788 in 2015, but rebounded to Number 714 in 2016.

Famous People Named Enoch

John Enoch Powell, British politician, classical scholar, linguist and poet
Alfie Enoch, British actor who played Wes Gibbins in "How To Get Away With Murder"
Enoch Daniel Costa (b. 2009), son of Ashly DelGrosso & Mike Costa

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 O'Connor, character from the "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" series by Ransom Riggs
Enoch, a character from the rpg horror game "OFF"

Enoch's International Variations

Enok (Danish)