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Noah Family History

Noah Name Meaning
English, German, and Jewish (Sephardic and Israeli): from the Biblical personal name Noah (see Noe).English: probably a variant spelling of Noar, a topographic name derived from misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten ore ‘at the bank or steep slope’ (Old English ora).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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46,258 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,029 Military Records
1,747 Immigration Records
23,846 Census and Voter Lists
104,709 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Noah Families

  • Number of Noah families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Noah families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Noah last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Noah Family Origin

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Noah Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Noah

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Noah Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Noah Civil War Service Records

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