Enoch name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, German, Welsh, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Enoch EE-knockorEE-nuk
Meaning: Vowed, Dedicated and Devoted
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What does Enoch mean?

Meaning of Enoch is Vowed, Dedicated or Devoted is used dominantly in Swedish, Danish, German, Norwegian, Welsh, Finnish and English. It is rooted from Hebrew is used as a baby boy name.

Enoch is Greek and Latin cognate of The Hebrew Name חֲנוֹך = Dedicated.

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How do I pronounce Enoch?

EE-knockorEE-nuk is the most common way to pronounce one syllabled Enoch. The pronunciation choose to emphasis on first EE syllable. It can also be pronounced as e-no-ch.

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Names that rhyme with Enoch

How popular is the name Enoch?

Enoch is a common name in United States given to over 10790 babies in 139 years. At present the name is rising, in 1880, the moniker grabbed the 200th spot and 340 baby boys were given the name.

Moreover, the given name has been to Enoch is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1997 and was able to reach the top 900 names.

In 2008, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 867 on boy names chart when 33 babies were named Enoch. There are over 418 babies that have been given the name Enoch in England and Wales.

Enoch is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it has been in use since 2002 and achieved its top ranking of 348 in 2002. In France, it has been in use since 2000 and peaked in 2015 when it ranked 1773rd.

But Enoch is a popular baby name in Ghana where every 1 in 700 have the name as well as in, Nigeria and South Africa. At least, 90000 people globally have carried Enoch as their given name according to our evaluation.

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Enoch in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Enoch

With time, you will gather the courage to make the first step toward your goal. Things don't have to go according to the plan all the time because life would be boring as hell if they did. Having vowel E as your first one in your name represents your sensitivity. You are a thermal person who teaches people the importance of questioning and awareness. Besides being hard-working by nature, you are also independent and like to handle things your way.

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Sibling Names for Enoch

If you're searching for a perfect sibling name for your little one named Enoch, we've got you covered! Here is a list of unique and charming names that will complement Enoch's name perfectly. These names are not only beautiful but also have deep meanings and origins, making them an excellent choice for siblings.

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Famous people named Enoch

  • Enoch, Enoch was son of Jared and fathered Methuselah
  • Enoch Poor, brigadier general in the Continental Army
  • Enoch Sontonga, composer of "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika"
  • Enoch West, English footballer
  • Enoch Bolles, American painter of pin-up art
  • Enoch Light, classically trained violinist, danceband leader
  • Enoch A. Holtwick, American educator with a long record of actively supporting the temperance movement
  • Enoch Wedgwood, of Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent
  • Enoch Dogolea, Liberian politician
  • Enoch Hale, Col
  • Enoch Cobb Wines, American Congregational minister and prison reform advocate
  • Enoch George, American
  • Enoch Olinga, was born to a Ugandan family of the Iteso ethnic group
  • Enoch Tanner Wickham, self-taught folk artist
  • Enoch Zundel ben Joseph, Russian Talmudist best known as author of a commentary on Midrash Rabbah
  • Enoch Mudge, first native New Englander to be ordained as a Methodist minister
  • Enoch Lewis, West Indies cricketer
  • Enoch H. Pardee, American medical doctor and politician
  • Enoch Seeman, was born in Danzig, now Gdańsk, Poland
  • Enoch Edwards, British trade unionist and politician
  • Enoch Wood Perry Jr., Enoch Wood Perry Jr
  • Enoch Moore, son of Samuel Moore U.E. and Rachel Stone, married Elizabeth Smith, daughter of James Smith and Hannah Hawksworth
  • Enoch Powell, British politician, classical scholar, author
  • Enoch Pratt, American businessman in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Enoch Dumbutshena, distinguished Zimbabwean judge
  • Enoch Crowder, American Army lawyer
  • Enoch Louis Lowe, served as the 29th Governor of the state of Maryland
  • Enoch Derant Lakoué, Central African politician
  • Enoch Hood, founder member of Port Vale F.C. and was the first recorded team captain
  • Enoch Jeavons, English first-class cricketer
  • Enoch L. Johnson, Atlantic City, New Jersey political boss, Sheriff of Atlantic County
  • Enoch Bagshaw, American football player and coach
  • Enoch Bartlett, merchant and farmer from Dorchester, Massachusetts
  • Enoch Lincoln, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts and
  • Enoch Cook, English cricketer
  • Enoch J. Rector, American boxing film promoter and early cinema technician
  • Enoch-Jude Danquah in The March Sisters at Christmas as Actor
  • Enoch Frost in Guardians of the Galaxy as Actor
  • Enoch Adeboye Enoch Adejare Adeboye is a Nigerian pastor and general supervisor of the Christian Church of God's repurchased one Pentecostal church
  • Enoch Smith Jr. in short I Want You as Composer


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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