US Popularity:3348
Meaning:God has given; Gift of God
Nate is a boy's name of Hebrew origin. This succinct given name is a diminutive of Nathan and Nathanael, meaning "gift of God" or "God has given." Baby is certainly a bundle of love that’ll easily take the cake for the most precious gift in your life as a new parent!

Famous People Named Nate

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  • Nate Archibald
    Basketball Player
  • Nate Thurmond
    Basketball Player

Nate Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Nate is currently #2244 on The Bump
Boy:Nate is currently #678 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Nate is currently #3348 in U.S. births
Boy:Nate is currently #1082 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 65
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 483

  • Behind the Name, Nate, July 2008

  • Behind the Name, Nathanael, May 2020

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