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Gender: Male Meaning of Joah: "brother of God" Origin of Joah: Hebrew

The name Joah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "brother of God". Joah and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Yes or No Game for Your WHOLE Signature!".

From the experts:

Joah is a simple but obscure Biblical name, the name of four men in the Old Testament. Joah could be the perfect way to honor Grandpa Joe, or might be seen as a streamlined alternative to Josiah. Joah has so much basic appeal, in fact, that it just might be the next Noah.

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Ruanne Says:


Surprised this one doesn't chart at all.

ElsaAnne Says:


Love this!

clairels Says:


I feel like anybody named this would get called Jonah 99 percent of the time.

Essa Says:


I love Noah and love Jonah so why I don't love Joah is quite unfathomable.