Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:98
Meaning:given
Nathan is a baby boy name of Hebrew origin. Meaning “given,” this bountiful baby name dates back to the Christian Bible. If you intend to raise baby in the Christian faith, you’ll likely recognize Nathan as King David’s third son. According to the Christian scriptures, Nathan was a court prophet and a kind leader to everyone who crossed his path. Today, the name Nathan is associated with strong guidance, faithfulness, and courage for a virtuous baby that’s bound to be both honorable and loyal.

Famous People Named Nathan

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  • Nathan Adrian
    Olympian
  • Nathan Fillion
    Actor
  • Nathan Kress
    TV Actor
  • Nathan Lane
    Stage Actor
  • Nathan MacKinnon
    Hockey Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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