Gender: Male Meaning of Noam: "pleasantness, charm, tenderness" Origin of Noam: Hebrew

Noam Origin and Meaning

The name Noam is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "pleasantness, charm, tenderness".

Noam is an underused modern Hebrew name with any number of attractive attributes attached to its meaning; it doesn't have the biblical weight of Noah, but could make a more distinctive alternative to that popular choice. Noam is a Top 10 boys' name in Israel.

Noam is also a place-name in south Israel, where it is sometime used for girls. Its most prominent bearer is the distinguished linguist and social activist Noam Chomsky (born Avram Noam).

Noaz is an even more unusual Hebrew choice.

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Pop Culture References for the name Noam

Naim, Naum, Naaman, Naam


fearlessfirefly Says:


It's No-um.

EW314 Says:



Guest Says:


so is it no-um or no-AM?