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
Walloon
1581/2 Noe RWC p. 3; 1581 Noé ibid. p. 562; 1582 Noe ibid. p. 4; 1582/3 Noe ibid. p. 5; 1583 Noe ibid. p. 6; 1594 Noé ibid. p. 564
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 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Noah.