Nathaniel Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Nathaniel:
Derived from the Hebrew nĕthan'ēl (gift of God). The name is borne in the Bible by a disciple of Jesus, one of those to whom Christ appeared after the resurrection. He is believed to be the same character as Bartholomew.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Nathaniel? What are his siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Nathaniel
- Australian Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Australia (Victoria) 2014
- New Zealand Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in New Zealand 2014
- Canadian Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Canada (Quebec) 2014
- Canadian Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Canada (Quebec), 2010
- Canadian Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Canada (Quebec) for 2012
- New Zealand Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in New Zealand for 2012
- Filipino Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Phillipines
- Australian Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Australia (New South Wales)
- Australian Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Australia (Victoria)
- Australian Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Australia (Queensland)
Contribute your knowledge to the name Nathaniel
- Comments and insights on the name Nathaniel: | Edit
This was my first choice of names if I had a boy first. Talking to my mother I discovered that she was going to name me, the eldest, Nathaniel if I had been a boy!
- Personal experiences with the name Nathaniel: | Edit
My baby brother's name is Nathaniel. We all call him Baby Nate and when he gets older we will just call him Nate. His middle name is Charles. I really love this name. There is also a boy in my grade called Nathan but his real name is Nathaniel.
My sons name is Nathaniel, he is 4 yrs old we call him Nate Nathan, some call him Nat. Ive always loved this name, his middle name is Steven so i call him that as well, he loves his name, hes always letting everyone know his name is Nathaniel lol
- Nicknames for Nathaniel: | Edit
- Meanings and history of the name Nathaniel: | Edit
Gift of God
- Famous real-life people named Nathaniel: | Edit
Nathaniel Motte- 3OH!3 also he's like 8 ft tall stop this man before he hurts someone or himself
nathaniel Bowditch, American mathematician and the founder of modern maritime navigation
Nathaniel "Nat King" Cole, American jazz singer and pianist
Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author (The Scarlet Letter)
Nathaniel "Nate" Novarro, drummer of the band Cobra Starship
Nathaniel Bacon, leader of "Bacon's Rebellion"
Nathaniel Buzolic, Aussi actor
Rebel slave Nat turner
- Nathaniel in song, story & screen: | Edit
Nathaniel 'Nate' Fisher, character on the television show Six Feet Under.
Nathaniel 'Nate' Archibald, character from the Gossip Girl books and television series.
Nathaniel Pierce, character from Rebel Spirits by Lois Ruby(a book)
Nathaniel 'Nate', character in Zombie Dog (a book)
Sir Nathaniel in shakespears Love
Nathaniel "Nate" Grey - from the X-Men comics
Nathaniel Essex - Mister Sinister from the X-Men comics
Nathaniel, a character in the game My Candy Love