🔼The name Naam: Summary
- From the verb נעם (naem), to be pleasant.
🔼The name Naam in the Bible
There's only one Naam mentioned in the Bible, and he's a son of Caleb, the friend of Moses (1 Chronicles 4:15). After Naam's inclusion in the genealogy of Judah, he quietly exits the Biblical stage and is heard from no more.
🔼Etymology of the name Naam
The name Naam is derived of the verb נעם (na'em) meaning be pleasant, sweet, delightful, beautiful:
The verb נעם (na'em) means to be pleasant, delightful or sweet. Derived nouns נעם (no'am) and נעמן (na'aman) mean pleasantness. Adjective נעים (na'im), means pleasant. The plural noun מנעמים (man'ammim) describes "sweets" or dainties. The adjective נעים (na'im) describes a soft or pleasant sound.
For a meaning of the name Naam, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names and NOBSE Study Bible Name List both read Pleasantness.