Meaning of Nathaniel
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Nathaniel has the following meaning:
One who is a gift from God.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Nathaniel is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 63 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Nathaniel rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 1 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 76 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Nathaniel in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Nathaniel is pronounced as nuh-than-nee-ell
The following names are baby names related to Nathaniel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Nathaniel: Boys - Amarion
, Girls - Atha
, Both genders - Anna
Popular Variants for the name Nathaniel:
Common nicknames for the name Nathaniel are: Nate, Nat, Than, Nathan
We think the name Nathaniel should fall under the following style category: Biblical
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Nathaniel to be: Outgoing and fun guy
In one word, you might describe Nathaniel as a(n) "outgoing
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