[ syll. nau(m), na-um ] The baby boy name Naum is pronounced NAOAWM †. Naum has its origins in the Hebrew and Russian languages. It is used largely in the German, Russian, and Slavic languages. Russian origin, use: The name has been popularized by its association with the Russian prefix 'na-' and the element umny.
In addition, Naum is a derivative (German, Russian, and Slavic) of the English, German, and Hebrew Nahum.
Naum is also a derivative of the English and Hebrew Noam.
Naum is unusual as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.
† approx English pronunciation for Naum: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"