Natalie Name Meaning & Origin

Natalie

Pronunciation: NA-tə-lee (key)

Origin of the name Natalie:

From the Latin Natalia, a name derived from diēs nātālis (natal day, Christmas), which was originally given to children born on Christmas Day.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Natalie

Nat, Natty, Tally, Natta, Atty, Atta, Allie, Talie, Tali, Nattie, Lee-Lee, Tallie, Natles, Nootaloo, Noodalie, NatNat, Natalea, Natalia

Meanings and history of the name Natalie

The name Natalie derives from the Latin word "natalis" which means "birthday". The Greek word "anatoly" to which "natalis" is related, means "sunrise" so the name Natalie etomologically means 'start', 'born' or 'sunrise'. The meaning of Natalie can also be interpreted as "born at Christmas".

Famous real-life people named Natalie

Natalie Portman - American actress
Natalie Cole - American singer
Natalie Wood - American actress
Natalie Imbruglia - Australian singer
Natalie Maines - American musician
Natalie Merchant - American musician
Natalie Dormer - English actress
Natalie Alvarado - American singer
Natalie Chambers - American furry
Natalie Batchelder - American actress

Natalie in song, story & screen

A popular children's book written in 2009 about a mischievous six year old.
Natalie Teeger, character in the TV series Monk.
"Natalie" - song by Bruno Mars

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