The Hebrew girls' name Noa is derived from the Hebrew, meaning "motion; movement".
In the Old Testament, Noa was a daughter of Zelophehad.
The Japanese name Noa may be written with the characters for "from; possessive particle; where
Found in the Bible as the originator of the Arelites. Son of Gad.
This name and its re-spelling, Arely, is often also used for girls in the modern day.
Ariel is generally regarded as the masculine spelling of this name, with the feminine forms Ariela and Arielle. A famous male Ariel is Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
Ariel appears in the Bible as a name for the city of Jerusalem and a