Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:236
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 Jewish 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
    Actor
  • Walker Nathaniel Diggs
    Son of Taye Diggs

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Source: Social Security Administration

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