What is the meaning of the name Nathan?

The name Nathan is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means He Gave.

Nicknames for the name Nathan include Nate and Nat.

Famous Nathans include actors Nathan Lane and Nathan Fillion. Nathan Deal was Governor of Georgia. Athletes include Nate Freiman and Nate Ebner. Nathan Hale was an American Patriot. Poets include Natan Yonatan an Nathan Zach.

Fictional characters named Nathan include Prince Nathan from the comic Prince Valiant and Nathan Algren from The Last Samurai. Nathan Detroit is a character in the musical Guys and Dolls. Television shows featuring characters named Nathan include One Tree Hill, Heroes, and Seaquest DSV.

Different Spellings of the name Nathan:


People who like the name Nathan also like:

Ethan, Jacob, Caleb, Lucas, Benjamin, Liam, Owen, Natalie, Ava, Emma, Abigail, Sophia, Olivia, Charlotte

Names like Nathan:

Nadine, Notin, Nituna, Needham, Natine, Nithanya, Newton, Natan, Nodin, Natane, Nantan, Natania, Nadim

Stats for the Name Nathan

checkmark Nathan is currently #100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Nathan is currently #59 in U.S. births

Songs about Nathan

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Nathan (The City) - Linda Sharar
Nathan Jones - the Supremes
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