US Popularity:263
Meaning:God has given
Nathaniel, a Hebrew boy's name, means "God has given." This name features in the Old and New Testaments of the Christian Bible, as well as the Hebrew Bible where it's spelled as Nathanael. Nathaniel comes from the words natan, to give, and el, which is used to refer to God. Its distinguished sound will be familiar to anyone who's watched Gossip Girl and remembers Nate Archibald.

Famous People Named Nathaniel

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

Nathaniel Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Nathaniel is currently #451 on The Bump
Boy:Nathaniel is currently #267 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Nathaniel is currently #263 in U.S. births
Boy:Nathaniel is currently #143 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 5
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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