Latin Enoch from Ancient Greek Ενωχ from Hebrew חֲנוֹךְ, of uncertain meaning.
The name of a number of minor Old Testament characters. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Ennok, Enoch, Enok, Enoth.
The name came into use with the Protestant Reformation in the 16th C.
- ● 1589 Enock AuFr Baele;
1591 Enoch ibid. Linde
- Middle French
- ● 1572 Enoch RegPCC-1 p. 488
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Enoch". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Enoch.