Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:225
Meaning:God has given
Nathaniel is the English form of the New Testament name Nathanael, with elements found in both Nathan and Daniel. It was used in 17th-century England and brought to the US by settlers. It remains a traditional and beloved favorite and offers the appealing nicknames Nat and Nate. Also a popular name in literature, Nathaniel can be found in the works of Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and Ayn Rand.

Famous Nathaniels

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  • Nathaniel Lofton
    Basketball Player
  • Nathaniel Potvin
    Actor
  • Walker Nathaniel Diggs
    Son of Taye Diggs

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