[ syll. joa(h), jo-ah ] The baby boy name Joah is pronounced as JHOWAA- †. Joah is mainly used in the English and German languages. It is of Hebrew origin. A biblical name, it is derived from the words 'yahweh' name of God ; 'ach' meaning brother. The name was borne by four persons mentioned in the Bible.
In addition, Joah is a variant form of the English, French, Scandinavian, and Spanish name Jonah.
The English name Joa is a variant form of Joah.
See also the related form, the German Jahwe.
Joah is not regularly used as a baby boy name. It is ranked outside of the top 1000. In 2015, within the family of boy names directly linked to Joah, Jonah was the most popular.
† approx pronunciation for Joah: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"