Dathan is a boy's name of Hebrew origin. A charming alternative to Nathan, this biblical name means "fountain." In the Old Testament, Dathan appears as the son of Eliab. He rebelled against Moses and Aaron and ended up in the wilderness. If your faith is an important part of your identity, a name like Dathan can help you pass on your values to baby. Alternatively, you can use this sweet namesake to celebrate the youthful vitality of your new arrival.
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