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Enoch

HeartEE-knock or EE-nuk
Hebrew
"dedicated"

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. Another Enoch was the son of Cain. "Enoch Arden" is a famous poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. On the negative side, British politician Enoch Powell gave the infamously racist Rivers of Blood anti-immigration speech, taking the name out of consideration for many parents in the UK.
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Famous People Named Enoch

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

Enoch in Pop Culture

  • Enoch "Nucky" Thompsoncharacter on Boardwalk Empire
  • Enoch Braemain character of the movie Restless
  • Enoch Emerycharacter in Flannery O'Connor's book Wise Blood
  • Enoch Snowa character in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Carousel"
  • Enoch Ardennarrative poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • Enoch O'Connorcharacter from the "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" series by Ransom Riggs
  • Enocha character from the rpg horror game "OFF"
  • Brother EnochSilent Brother in Cassandra Clare's novels

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