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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Beauty; decoration

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : variant of Noe.
  • Jewish (Israeli) : ornamental name from Hebrew noy ‘decoration’, ‘adornment’, in part adopted as a Hebraicized form of various Ashkenazic surnames containing the unrelated German element neu, e.g. Neumann (see Newman).
  • Catalan : variant of Noi, nickname from noi ‘boy’, ‘lad’.

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