Naomi: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A biblical name that is Hebrew for “sweet” and “pleasant,” it became a common English Christian name after the Protestant Reformation. There’s a bit of a debate over whether it’s Ni-omi or Nay-omi, so if you pick this one, get ready to take a side (and correct people).


Nomi, Mimi, Nami, Omi.

Famous people named Naomi:

Actress Naomi Watts; model Naomi Campbell; singer Naomi Judd.

Fun fact:

Naomi has been up and down on the name circuit, but is more common than ever today, possibly due to the fame of some A-list stars who share the moniker.

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