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Joah - Meaning of Joah

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Meaning of the name Joah

[ 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 2012, within the family of boy names directly linked to Joah, Jonah was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Joah include J.C., Jacee, Jacey, Jaci, Jacie, Jackee, Jackey, Jacki, Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jacquay, Jacquez, Jacqui, Jacy, Jae-Hwa, Jaggy, Jago, Jagu, and Jahee.

† approx pronunciation for Joah: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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