Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:84
Meaning:God has given
Nathan is a biblical name that's very popular in Europe, especially France. Parents can find inspiration in American Revolutionary War hero Nathan Hale or the outspoken biblical prophet Nathan during the reigns of King David and King Solomon. Nathan has been in the top 50 boys' names since 1975 and frequently in the top 20 or 30.

Famous Nathans

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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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