Parents Guide

Top 10 Baby Names for Boys

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#1: Noah

Responsible for dethroning Jacob (#4) after a 13-year reign, Noah has biblical roots (yup, he’s the one with the ark). Pop culture certainly hasn’t missed the boat, using the name in everything from TV (think Glee, Desperate Housewives, General Hospital, and 24) to video games and anime (Final Fantasy XII, Yu-Gi-Oh!).

Meaning: “Rest; wandering”
Origin: Hebrew
Famous People With This Name: Noah Webster (American lexicographer), Noah Lowry (American baseball pitcher), Noah Wyle (American actor)

Pictured: Actor Noah Wyle; photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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