Is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Naomi is "pleasant". Biblical: an ancestress of Jesus and mother-in-law to Ruth, who after her sons died, said, "Do not call me Naomi, call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me". The name came into English-speaking use in the 18th century. Noémi (no-AY-mee) is the Spanish form. Actress Naomi Watts.
Variations of Naomi are:
Naoma, Naomia, Naomie, Nayomi, Navit, Neoma, Neomi, Noami, Noemi and Noemie.