Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Noah m. Hebrew נֹחַ 'to rest'.

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

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

England
Early Modern English
1582 Noah RegBisham p. 4
France
Middle French
1565 Noé RegPCC-1 p. 162; 1566 Noé ibid. p. 224
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Noah". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Noah.