Gender: Male Pronunciation: EE-knock or EE-nuk Meaning of Enoch: "dedicated" Origin of Enoch: Hebrew Enoch's Popularity in 2019: #778

Enoch Origin and Meaning

The name Enoch is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "dedicated".

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.

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Rank in US: #778

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Enok (Danish)


ignatz Says:


"Enoch Powell, English politician, academic, and poet, brought political and scholarly heft to this name." Yikes you might want to read up on Powell's career. Let's just say most people would be inclined NOT to use the name because of him

Rebeca Blackmore Says:


I'm not a fan of this name, but I do love a similar name, Enos!

NykkiJo Says:


That's what I thought when I saw it.

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MissAussie1992 Says:


I think Boardwalk Empire is actually the greatest influence. Enoch may be a criminal but there is some gangster allure. Besides, the show definitely influenced hairstyles. Why not a name too?

Zelliew Says:


Not a fan. Perhaps the trendies could play around with it & create.......A knock, B Knock

Daiseymae Says:


My friend is named this. It reminds me of "eunuch".

enoch dablaka Says:


that is my name

nonamenoface Says:


I have been playing around with a family tree and found my great-great-great grandfather was named Enoch. He was born around 1845.

Jessica Else Mari Says:


My sons name "Enoc" without the H according to family tradition, I loved it the first time I heard it. It's also my husbands and his grandfathers name, an uncles and a few's a very popular name in our family but weirdly outside of our family no one really has heard of it.