Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Naomi f. Hebrew נָעֳמִי 'my pleasantness'.

The name of an Old Testament character. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Noemy.

The name came into use among Protestants in the 16th C.

France
Middle French
1564 Noémy RegPCC-1 p. 62; 1568 Noémye ibid. p. 395; 1571 Noémi ibid. p. 465
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Naomi". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Naomi.