Naomi

Naomi - A unique female name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Naomi, meaning pleasantness, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #156. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Naomi and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Naomi? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Naomi. The baby girl name Naomi was given to 3,379 baby girls in 2012, ranking #80 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 418 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Naomi peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 80.



Famous with this name

Naomi Watts
Naomi Campbell
Naomi Morinaga


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Rating: 5/5 (13 people)


Naomi is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Naomi is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #11 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #272.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Naomi is where you live.


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Naomi origin and meaning

Naomi is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means pleasantness. To see famous people named Naomi, pop culture references for the name Naomi and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Naomi

We've found the following names that sound similar to Naomi, sorted by popularity.

Nina / Nia / Noemi / Nannie / Nona / Nan / Nya / Nyah / Neha / Niya /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201280
201193
201095
2009107
2008118
2007123
2006129
2005139
2004145
2003164
2002167
2001180
2000187
1999191
1998190
1997196
1996212
1995214
1994236
1993244
1992253
1991273
1990304
1989271
1988254
1987254
1986268
1985238
1984239
1983226
1982214
1981211
1980206
1979224
1978232
1977247
1976260
1975267
1974301
1973309
1972354
1971379
1970405
1969417
1968403
1967405
1966375
1965382
1964383
1963364
1962367
1961369
1960340
1959362
1958339
1957341
1956319
1955321
1954296
1953297
1952292
1951285
1950270
1949260
1948271
1947263
1946244
1945235
1944223
1943219
1942206
1941191
1940180
1939173
1938166
1937165
1936158
1935145
1934149
1933140
1932149
1931140
1930139
1929139
1928140
1927136
1926141
1925144
1924140
1923137
1922134
1921131
1920133
1919140
1918139
1917133
1916129
1915128
1914134
1913143
1912132
1911140
1910156

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia11
Washington39
Hawaii46
Alaska47
New Mexico51
Oregon54
Virginia65
Nevada65
Colorado66
North Carolina68
Illinois69
California73
Utah75
Arizona77
Maryland78
Georgia78
Idaho79
Indiana80
Texas82
Pennsylvania89
Delaware90
New York91
New Jersey93
Oklahoma94
Rhode Island97
Ohio99
Minnesota99
South Carolina101
Wisconsin101
Florida102
Massachusetts103
Missouri109
North Dakota117
Iowa121
Connecticut122
Michigan122
Tennessee122
Alabama131
New Hampshire132
Kansas144
Louisiana151
Kentucky154
Nebraska155
Arkansas160
Montana162
South Dakota206
West Virginia229
Maine233
Mississippi272

Even more about Naomi


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Naomi a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Naomi?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Naomi
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 418
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,379

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